Photos from the Southern Rockies, Day 3
The forest fire smoke was a bit thinner and the light a little less orange today, which is good. The birds, however, were a lot scarcer, which is not so good. Here are some shots from today’s efforts.
WC doesn’t usually do macro photography. But this dying flower seemed worth an effort. Sorry, WC has no real knowledge of flower identification.
All of the color phases of the Red Fox are handsome, but the Cross phase is WC’s personal favorite. This lady has probably spent a little too much time mooching foods from the neighborhood.
There seems to be a bumper crop of Northern Flickers in this part of the world right now. Perhaps WC has just wandered into a couple of migrating flocks, but there are a lot of them around here.
We get Yellow-rumped Warblers in Fairbanks, but it is a different race or subspecies. The heavy crop in this shot has cost the shot some detail. But WC still like the brightness of the shot and the alertness of the bird.