Today’s edition of “What are YOU looking at?”
Continue reading Red squirrel
Grackles have interesting color attributes. See them in bright sunlight and they appear almost totally black (except for that iridescent head). See them in diffused light, and in addition to blue, you see brown, purple, and even a little green. But what I like the most about grackles is that piercing yellow eye.
This is a first for me, seeing a caterpillar in January! I found this wooly caterpillar crawling along the driveway, about a foot from my house (and a plant bed with unfrozen soil).
Yesterday I ventured out looking for snowy owls, which have been seen widely in Wisconsin this winter. Unfortunately, the closest I came was capturing this American tree sparrow — a nice bird, but a poor substitute for a snowy owl.
A couple more shots from Olbrich Garden’s Blooming Butterflies show.
Continue reading Feeding time
Because sometimes, you just need to be still and show off your wings.
Continue reading Striking a pose