But for the past couple of weeks, birding has felt like the "in-between time," with winter not quite out the door and spring dallying on the way. Even this female Eastern Towhee is snacking on an acorn from last year's crop.
Here are a few other pix from a recent outing at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary with birding buddy Dan Haas. Up next: Birdcouple's lovely interlude in Oregon...
Female Nothern Harrier.