Sitting on my deck this morning, I heard a dull tapping up in the tree. It was our birch vandal -- a red breasted sapsucker, adding more bird graffiti to the trunk!
Went for a nature walk later (I covered two miles in about two hours) and came across various interestings --
|Eek! This looks like a bald-faced hornet! Thankful for a telephoto lens!|
|I'm allergic to yellowjacket stings, but such an amazing insect!|
Loved being able to get this view of the lake --
Just for fun, I zoomed in on the cattle resting across the lake. It wasn't until I edited photos tonight and super-magnified them that I noticed this fellow's horns! Glad I was far away.