January 1st. Just a little color...
...but interesting textures from a good breeze.
American Beaver (Castor canadensis), heading away. Tail on the surface.
Diving. No tail splash, barely a wake.
Carrying a twiggy snack.
You can't make up a sky like that.
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) mates.
...with Venus at the upper right.
Nifty chart. Credit equinoxastrology.com
January 4th. Not much pre-dawn color, and even that quickly faded before I got to my usual spot.
Remarkable patterns in the thin new ice.
January 6th. A little predawn color.