The Birds of Winter

The fall color is gone here in central Ohio. The tree branches stand naked against the gray late November sky. Any wildflowers that remain, after several very cold nights, I’m convinced are really fossils from a bygone era. Looking out on Griggs Reservoir or the ponds at Prairie Oaks reveals little more than a few gulls and the always reliable Mallard Ducks.

Whats a nature lover to do? Well it turns out if you look carefully these very bare branches that seem so devoid of life allow us to see some things that are much harder to see or that we overlook in the summer.

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Thanks for stopping by.

2 Comments on “The Birds of Winter

  1. Great seasonal photos! That’s the saving grace of having the leaves disappear, being able to see things that may have lurked behind them 🙂

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