Winter Wonder

The morning was quiet with a layer of freshly fallen snow resting on the trees. It seemed like a good time for a walk before wind and sun had a chance to do their work.  Who knows, maybe we would see a Golden-crowned Kinglet below the Griggs Reservoir dam.

Winter in central Ohio can be pretty dull and drab. While snow is certainly no stranger often the accompanying wind knocks it off the trees before it can be fully enjoyed. Sun and warm temperatures usually take care of what remains. But such was not the case today. Many “ordinary” places and things were now magical.

While we saw no Kinglets, Downy, Hairy, and Red-bellied Woodpeckers, Blue Birds, Kingfishers, Great Blue Herons, and a Red-tailed Hawk were some of the birds seen seemingly enjoying the wonderland as much as us.

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A flower that blooms too briefly in central Ohio but we were fortunate to be able to get out and enjoy it. Thanks for stopping by.

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