We had plenty of snow yesterday and this morning it was -23C when we brewed the tea. Gorgeous sunshine and a snowshoe walk behind the arboretum produced some nice birds, and plenty of evidence that they are starting to think about spring already …
American Robin – there were a small flock of these moving aorund
Red Squirrel … zip, and he’s gone
Female Downy Woodpecker
Checking out some possibilities for spring breeding
Common Redpoll – almost too close to the camera to get it in focus
Female Red-winged Blackbird. Must have overwintered – not supposed to be here for at least a couple of months.