Category Archives: Antler Lake

Whatever could this be?

To be continued…

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A little domesticated spring.

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Spring progresses slowly… like democracy.

This first set of photos was taken a month ago. Clockwise from upper left: the elderberry is beginning to sprout leaves; “I’m ready for my close-up, Ms. Kat”; the swamp maple in bloom; fishing, not something I would chose to do, … Continue reading

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Spring progresses.

Those hepaticas I showed you last week are opening. These were six feet away. They come in shades varying form nearly white to nearly purple. This is what they will look like when fully open. (Photo from a past year.) … Continue reading

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In the spring…

In the spring a young man’s swan’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. Last week I saw a single swan standing on the ice doing the neck stretch and retract. It must be spring!

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He came back!

We so seldom see pileated woodpeckers here that I feel compelled to document each occurrence. Last one was in November, 2014. As the observant of you may guess, the above photo was not taken last week; it was in early … Continue reading

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Serenity.

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Throwback Thursday: turtle love.

I captured this video in June 2007 and posted it on the blog then, but the original YouTube video disappeared when Google[?] bought YouTube and redid all the accounts. Here it is again, in all its snapping turtle, sex-in-the-water glory. … Continue reading

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Images of spring.

  The wood ducks were passing through last weekend.   It was difficult to count them because they kept doing this and disappearing under the water.   I spotted this today. For a second I thought it was a maze … Continue reading

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Look who came to visit last week!

It's Woody Woodpecker! We have lots of downy woodpeckers and hairy woodpeckers and red-bellied woodpeckers and the occasional red-headed woodpecker or northern flicker here, but seeing a pileated woodpecker is cause for a stealthy photo. We have seen one on our property only … Continue reading

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