One winter morning

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We tend to see more foxes prowling the snowfields of winter than we see each summer. Perhaps it’s the fact our daily schedules are compressed into a similar time period with the days being so short. It’s definitely easier to be out and about at dusk and dawn when the sun does not rise much before 7:30am. and sets at 5:00pm. That’s one good thing abut winter.

Mountain Chickadee

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A little Mountain Chickadee keeping us company on a long winters day. Staying warm and eating well in winter is no small feat or such a little bird yet evolution has served them well with several physiological and behavioral adaptations let remain through winter where most other birds have left. The link below provides a nice account of how Chickadees and other Northern Species make it through the winter her in North America.

Reference: From All About Birds Website