Basically an unseasonably warm stretch, but overnight last night (23rd-24th) it snowed. Just an inch or two, then changed to fine rain, and now, at the end of the afternoon, the temperature is still low enough that the snow lingers.
One of our local Red-tailed Hawks, Buteo jamaicensis.
Birds for the two week period from February 13-17 and 20-24th, 2012.
Red-tailed Hawk - a kettle of seven birds, a mix of five "tails" and two
Cooper's Hawk (probably) - which did NOT include our two local Red-tails
10. Northern Flicker
20. Song Sparrow
An old familiar tune is back on campus - the Song Sparrows are singing!
Lynn's photo. Melospiza melodia melodia
26. House Sparrow