Neighborhood Deer

This evening the neighbors knocked on our door to let us know there was a deer out in the driveway. I got my camera to try taking a picture, but as it was dusk, there was not really much chance for that to turn out acceptably sharp without a big flash (the best I could … Read more

Needle Ice

I went up to Indian River Falls today and noticed a number of small streams that were still flowing with little ice (while others, sometimes larger streams, were frozen solid). I think the free flowing water must have come out of the ground at a temperature well above freezing and a flow rate such that, … Read more

The Woods were Crawling with Woodpeckers

Today I went for a walk and was able to observe Red-breasted Sapsuckers at very close range. Not only that, but there seemed to be a much larger number of them than is typical. I counted about a dozen of them from Sheldon Jackson College into Totem Park before I stopped paying close attention. I … Read more