"A Sand County Almanac"

"THERE ARE SOME WHO CAN LIVE WITHOUT WILD THINGS AND SOME WHO CANNOT."
"FOR US IN THE MINORITY THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE GEESE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN TELEVISION.".....Aldo Leopold




"LOOK DEEP INTO NATURE, AND THEN YOU WILL UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING BETTER".....Albert Einstein


Monday, April 16, 2012

Recent Fins & Feathers

Birds and fish have been the only cooperative subjects for me lately.  Here are a few examples from Baker Park...



This unusual duck must be a cross between a Mallard and a domestic breed...


The purple martins are back in many martin houses.  These two were at Lilypons...


I also saw my first goslings for 2012...


This male Red-winged Blackbird is trying to attract the attention of a female...


Meanwhile, this Robin searched the grass for earthworms...


A Red-shouldered Hawk surveys a newly mowed field for prey...



The next two photos show a Red Horse Sucker and a Sculpin in a tributary of the Potomac River...




Thanks for visiting.  I may have something more interesting the next time you stop by.









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