Yellow Rumped Warbler

This little bird, a yellow rumped warbler, made these cedar tree berries seem like a pretty big meal.  I was a little surprised that it was able to swallow the berries.  It did seem to take it’s time, especially compared to the waxwing birds that were also feeding. Continue reading Yellow Rumped Warbler

Winter Rain and Bull Creek

After 2 1/2 days of cold rain and dark skies, a dry line passed over Austin friday afternoon. Saturday morning snapped open like a crisp, sunny Texas winter day.  With blue skies and temps quickly climbing through the 50’s.  The weekend was off to a great start and people were getting out, after being rained in for a few days. Continue reading Winter Rain and Bull Creek

A Wintery View of the Grand Canyon

1230L 201A stop by the Grand Canyon during a late December road trip to the west coast.  Part of the southern rim road, on the Arizona side, was closed for vehicles.  Winter isn’t exactly the best time to visit, especially because most access to it is snowed in, but the crowds is much smaller! Continue reading A Wintery View of the Grand Canyon