On the Meadows

Friends, this morning we are back at Crex Meadows in Northwestern Wisconsin, where the Trumpeter Swans are passing through on the migration.  This beautiful bird is preening her feathers and admiring her fine figure in the lake water.  A ballerina balanced on one foot, all she needs is a tutu, this week has been a bit gray in the meadow and we are out walking the young dog and mourning the passing of our old dog. The Meadow colors make life a bit more bearable.  Below is an image of the grass colors and the pond where thousands of Sandhill Cranes and Mallard ducks are also gathering to help with the harvest of wild rice.  til Tomorrow MJ

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About mjspringett

Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on October 19, 2012, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. I am so beautiful! the bird said. 🙂

  2. two beautiful photos.. Trumpeter swans are expected here soon for over-wintering, and I can’t wait.

  3. These are so beautiful and serene MJ. Love your description of the swan, adorable!

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