Friday, February 3, 2012
Just the regulars...
The "tails" have been more noticeable these last two weeks. Three were seen more-or-less together one morning over West Campus. Lynn recently photographed this beautiful dark adult.
No snow cover, night-time temperatures in the twenties, daytime temps in the forties - this seems more like mid-March than February. The birds are usually around our feeders when it's particularly cold, or when a storm is threatening, but with the milder temperatures, they've been rather scarce.
Still we've managed a two-week list of twenty three species.
Birds seen at West Campus between January 30th and February 10th, 2012:
Lynn caught this male Wild Turkey displaying yesterday.
same handsome fellow as above, now you can appreciate the detail