January 30th. Nine degrees and frost on every twig.
A Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) warming in the early
January 31st. Early sun reflected off the marsh.
Common Reed Grass (Phragmites australis).
February 1st. A pair of Golden-crowned Kinglets (Regulus satrapa)
were foraging in the marsh at sunrise.
A hawk perched in a tall pine faces the morning sun.
February 4th. Rodent tracks in fresh snow.
End of the road: "Going down."
February 7th. Pre-dawn.
Boo! A frosty 4 above at 6:30.
February 8th. Sun and temps in the high 40s mean deep puddles on
much of the marsh ice.
A Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) circling upwards after
being harassed by a crow.