Saturday, March 24, 2012

Spring IS in the air

and on the ground, in the trees, on the water and under the water.

Male* flicker excavating a nest hole

Mourning cloak Butterfly-- Hibernation is over. Time for love.

Red=winged Blackbird -- displaying his epaulets


House Sparrow amid Cherry Blossoms

Big Goldfish [carp] checks out the spring scene

Frisky Brisky * * doing some spring digging

Blue Jay displays tail

Canada Geese

Bull Frog --a sure sign of spring!

All photos by MURRAY HEAD, all taken in Central Park on 3/21 and 3/22

* How can you tell it's a male? Check out its mustache. The females don't have one.
**Check out Murray Head's book of that title