Birds

Rockin’ The Plumes

Rockin' The Plumes

This egret was strutting his breeding plumage in a small wetland near my house in Woodbury.


Northbound Eagle

Northbound Eagle

I don’t know how old this guy is, but I doubt he’s given much thought to finding a mate and settling down to raise a family.


Herald of Spring

Herald of Spring

Heard several reports over the weekend that male redwing blackbirds had returned to southern Minnesota and the southern edge of the Twin Cities. Sure enough, this morning a male announced his presence in the little cattail wetland/drainage basin next door to where I work in St. Paul. I checked last year’s images and notes, and […]


Name’s Ides, Robin Ides

Name's Ides, Robin Ides

Just in case the recent beautiful spring-like weather has lulled anyone into complacency, take a look at this pic. Took it March 31, 2009. It was snowy and cold, and made for grumpy humans and robins.  So don’t put away the snow shovels quite yet.