While I was teaching a class at a college not far from my home, a fat, declawed cat wearing a collar and a bell killed this lovely brown creeper. Putting a bell on a cat doesn’t prevent it from killing birds.
These two crows were letting everyone know that they were not waterfowl.
A red-breasted nuthatch is ridiculously adorable.
A groundhog practices posing in case Mount Rushmore decides to add an image of a marmot.
A groundhog, woodchuck, whistle-pig or land-beaver.
As a young man tethered to a partially harvested cornfield, I’d watch the Canada geese fly over. I’d seen only Minnesota and Iowa. I longed to see what the geese saw.
Canada geese sometimes experiment with letters other than V in their flight formations.