Birds


Black-and-white Warbler

American Redstart

Yellow-rumped Warbler

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Hairy Woodpecker                             helps          chip          a          felled          tree.

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fluid harmony of act and intention  —

quietly arriving Great Blue heron eyes.

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expected surprise:                    splash                    and a kingfisher’s cry

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dripping creek

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dries off.

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*ID sources note the challenge of differentiating an immature Cooper’s Hawk from an immature Sharp-shinned Hawk. I’m guessing this is a Cooper’s Hawk (distinct head crown, legs in profile thicker than I’d expect from a sharpie).  But I  could be wrong & welcome correction (that’s why I included multiple views)!

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reflects on little crum creek

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a          robin           among           crabapple           buds

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less familiar than enduring

the impression left by a Great Egret

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a fisher                                            fathoms                                       the creek’s promise

 

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lucky glance             where others pass            a palm warbler            under lifted fence

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