Friday, July 31, 2015

Savannah Sparrow in flight

Savannah Sparrows are fairly common brown streaked birds with a beauty mark worth looking for — a bright yellow spot before their eyes.


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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Cedar Waxwing Posing in Sunlight

Sometimes it feels as if birds are curiously watching our human actions. This Cedar Waxwing looks unafraid. Not ready to fly.


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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Two-grooved Milk Vetch, Grasslands

Brilliant crimson, purple and blue flowers of Two-grooved Milk Vetch bloom above Prairie grasses.



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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Prairie Crocus in Full Flower

A second look at a Prairie Crocus, a beautiful symbol of spring. (And first wildflower I've seen this year.)


Friday, April 10, 2015

Spring, with Prairie Crocus!

A treat today to find my first Prairie Crocuses of the year! There will be more in the next few days, as the ground warms under the April sun.


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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Sunset on the Night of the July Supermoon

Some nights, you will see beauty in all directions... Behind me, the July Supermoon was rising; before me, peachy pink clouds silhouetted the Abbey church against the sky.



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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Sunset on the Lake

As the sun sets, the water glows with apricot lightning over the pale moss of rippling waves.



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Friday, May 30, 2014

Prairie Crocus on the Hillside

Because it's still Spring, even though the Prairie Crocuses have stopped blooming for another season... 



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