(This post originally published in December 2010)
Yesterday, I spent some quality time in the woods of one of my neighbors. I photographed woodland wildflowers in this area a couple of times last spring, but had never took my telephoto lenses there for wildlife. After recently witnessing my “life bird”, the Golden-crowned Kinglet, at one of my other friend’s wooded area, I thought I’d check out this newer area for any wintering birds. My day ended with several neat finds. Here is my first find:
What? Didn’t see the bird? Here, maybe this will help:
This is a Brown Creeper (Certhia americana). I found several of these little, camouflaged guys yesterday. Here is the same image, cropped a bit to make it bigger:
And here is another Brown Creeper I found in the woods yesterday:
Isn’t Mother Nature ingenious!