Monday, May 24, 2010

Ahhhhhh......there she is.

This morning we passed the Swainson's Thrush's nest, as usual.  The dogs rushed right on by, Emmy passing literally within 18 inches of it.  And, as I approached I slowed, camera in hand, and took three pictures just after I had passed.  She sat there motionless as I zoomed in on her, confident that she was safe. 

But, I wanted you to see who laid those stunning turquoise eggs, and is now sitting on them with the patience of a monk in an abbey.

One of these mornings very soon, I will find that she has hatched them, and at that point I will use another trail for a few weeks.  But, in the meantime, here she is in all her quiet and ever so subtle beauty.

You DO see her, right?

  Well, here's some help for you.

1 comment:

Teresa Evangeline said...

Wow. "She didn't blink an eye." That mama knows how to protect her young 'uns.