Send in your good wildlife photos, please!
We have two contributors today. Their IDs and captions are indented, and you can click on the photos to enlarge them.
Contributer #1 is from Roger Sorensen, who sent this on March 16.
Central Minnesota had some snow yesterday and overnight, which is at the verge of melting today (16 March). This morning I spotted these markings on my front walk where birds, species unknown, had landed and flown. Or perhaps one bird landed, hopped, and flew.
This shows wing tips, one foot, and I guess a skid mark.
The bird might have been an American Robin, Turdus migratorius. There’s been a fly emergence here and yesterday I saw a Robin hop-chasing one across my still-slightly-snowy lawn.
This shows feet and tail marks.
From Anne-Marie Cournoyer in Montreal.
Grey squirrel – (Sciurus carolinensis)
A beautiful courtship in our yard this morning (March 14, 2021). I will let the pictures speak for themselves.
Only one thing to add: the female was quite busy and popular. She accepted one mate but was pursued by 6 other suitors!