As the Sun came up the other morning, the light sparkled off the icicles coming off our Clematis bush
…Sing a Song of Summer. A group of American Robins (Turdus migratorius) at our birdbath in the snow. Our heated water has been quite popular!
A male Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) was having a little nap on this branch. We are in the midst of a weather event, bringing Minus temperatures and strong cold winds! Doesn’t seem to bother these guys. He comes over to the feeder every 10 minutes or so has a drink and goes back to this perch!
I read today, where people were seeing holes in the clouds. The weather office said they weren’t motherships but simply ice crystals in the clouds that turn into precipitation and fall, leaving a hole in the cloud! That was interesting, because I saw two of them yesterday, having never been aware of them before! Here’s one of them.