I have a friend who informs me that I take a lot of “foliage” photos.True enough and here are a few from this morning:
The last few days I have been hiking far from the lake but today (11 degrees and cloudy), I decided to do some lakeside bird watching and see how the spring migration is progressing.
Two of the most common birds at Humber Bay at the moment are these:
Some of the ducks which soon will be heading north are still here:
Other birds that I was able to photograph:
Red-necked Grebes are very vocal now and a few of the smaller Horned Grebes were about:
I also had my first Tree Swallow of the spring overhead. There was also a migrating Fox Sparrow on its way to Newfoundland or the far north.
The Fox Sparrow has a much redder appearance than the Song Sparrow:
There was an exciting visitor in my yard today and I took many photos:
I prepared a post of 15 photos with text by my grandfather; Dr. J. Murray Speirs, which is now on line: https://mileshearn.com/2020/03/26/carolina-wren-dr-j-murray-speirs/
Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins.
Which of the two has the grander view? – Victor Hugo (1802–85)