Making Days Count 17
Today was mild, and somewhat windy and rainy. This was not wonderful photo taking weather, however I enjoyed getting out for a walk and then for a drive.
When looking out the front window this morning, I noticed that Mrs. Downy Woodpecker was enjoying poking her beak into the suet feeder. No sign of Mr.
I headed down to see Harzel, and he was being buffeted by the wind while peering at a panorama of mostly grey, with nothing on the horizon! I hope his outlook improves ;)
A few Bald Eagles drifted overhead. Here’s one of them:
On the walk home, I saw a heart shaped rock on some moss beside some cones and twigs. There were some touches of plant life to brighten up the day.
I decided to check out the swans, but upon arrival noticed there were none in the area. A Bald Eagle atop a tree was swivelling its head around as numerous birds flew in its vicinity.
A flock of gulls appeared close to the water. I’m not sure what kind...at first I thought Bonaparte or Franklin, but their heads are supposed to be white in winter, and turn black in the spring, so I’m stymied. Also, all I could see were their undersides, which didn’t help me identify their markings. I liked the look of them anyway!
On my drive home, I realized that there were sea lions on the pontoons, but I didn’t stop as it was late afternoon. I did however take a few photos of the snow capped Coast Mountain Range in the distance.
All in all an enjoyable day, and going out helped me procrastinate doing some inside jobs... so that counts for something ;)