Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Monchromatic March

"I owe much to my excursions to Nature. They have helped to clothe me with health, if not humility; they have helped sharpen and attune all my senses; they have kept my eyes in such good trim that they have not failed me for one moment during all the seventy-five years I have had them; they have made my sense of smell so keen that I have much pleasure in the wild, open-air perfumes, especially in the spring – the delicate breath of blossoming elms and maples and willows, the breath of the woods, of the pasture, of the shore."

~ John Burroughs

Pheasant Branch, Dane, US-WI
Mar 14, 2012 7:00 AM - 9:15 AM
43 species

Greater White-fronted Goose 77
Canada Goose 4
Wood Duck 5
Mallard 2
Ring-necked Pheasant 1
Red-tailed Hawk 1
American Kestrel 1
Sandhill Crane 12
Killdeer 6
Ring-billed Gull 1
Rock Pigeon 12
Mourning Dove 3
Great Horned Owl 2
Belted Kingfisher 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Downy Woodpecker 3
Hairy Woodpecker 4
Northern Flicker 2
Eastern Phoebe 1
Blue Jay 2
American Crow 4
Black-capped Chickadee 10
Tufted Titmouse 4
White-breasted Nuthatch 3
Brown Creeper 7
Golden-crowned Kinglet 1
American Robin 25
European Starling 2
Cedar Waxwing 1
American Tree Sparrow 3
Fox Sparrow 12
Song Sparrow 15
White-throated Sparrow 1
Dark-eyed Junco 50
Northern Cardinal 15
Red-winged Blackbird 30
Eastern Meadowlark 1
Common Grackle 4
Brown-headed Cowbird 2
House Finch 6
Pine Siskin 2
American Goldfinch 8
House Sparrow 2

All images © 2012 Mike McDowell

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing. I especially like the pussy willow. I have seen some here in Maine. We are going to have an early spring!