Monday, March 16, 2009

That's My World!--Pawnee Lake State Rec. Area

It feels kind of strange to post these first couple of photos on a day that it is 75F, and the furnace is off, the slider to the deck is open, as are a couple of windows. Hopefully this will be the last of the wintery photos!

Last Thursday I went out to Pawnee Lake SRA. Tuesday we had freezing drizzle, Wednesday was very cold and windy. It was somewhat warmer on Thursday, with no wind. The effects of the wind are evident in these two photos.


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I noticed there was a fair amount of bird activity around a couple of trees, so I parked and waited to see what I would see. My patience was rewarded by this Northern Flicker.


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12 comments:

SandyCarlson said...

A beautiful glaze on this delicious landscape.

Sylvia K said...

What a great post! Love the birds! The icy pictures are beautiful, I'm just tired of winter! So glad you're having 70 degree temps! Oh, do so wish I could say the same!! Thanks for the photos and the info!

Guy D said...

Nature is the best artist, those first shots of the ice are awesome, and the birds are fantastic as well, thanks for sharing.

Have a great week!
Guy
Regina In Pictures

Carver said...

Those are beautiful photographs. I love flickers. They are such an interesting bird to watch.

Martha said...

I always admire pictures of ice but I usually avoid being out in such weather. I loved the flicker, they some times grace our yard with their presence.

Arija said...

Beautiful ice and bird shots!

fishing guy said...

NB: Beautiful captures of your cold country. Things are changing quickly. That Northern Flicker is a lovely bird.

W. Latane Barton said...

I love the flicker. Don't see those in my yard!!

Carolyn said...

March is such a month of contradictions! Wonderful photos. I wish I had the patience for the bird shots and the eye sight for that matter. Thank you for sharing your part of the world.
Smiles

Lilli & Nevada said...

Oh i love the first two photos, it is quite cold. The birds are nice as well
Thanks for the stop over

The Good Life in Virginia said...

what a sweet bird. i too hope that your winter weather is over and you can continue to enjoy the warm days of spring.
thanks for sharing the wonderful post with all of us.
erin

Catherine said...

lovely shots of both the ice and the birds...