Could spring really be in the air? Judging by the activity of the critters in the back yard, it seems possible. The squirrels and birds seem to be enjoying this little pre-spring warm-up that we're experiencing.
|American Robin and Female House Finch in the Crab Apple Tree|
|Black Squirrel Enjoying Crab Apples|
Someone or something placed some sort of bread...possibly hot dog buns...on the arm of the swing. A robin, in the lower right corner of the image, seems to be eyeing the treasure.
But this black squirrel wound up with it. He wants to carry it away, but it's a bit of an awkward load for him.
So he decides to have a snack from it before trying again to carry it.
But, lest we forget that winter probably is not finished with us yet, here is a reminder in the form of some icicles seen on a restaurant last week.