Random Ramblings

Random Ramblings: Personal observations on a wide variety of subjects. Photographs of creatures and things that are taken on seeing the unusual as well as everyday things.

Footprints

Last night, large snowflakes fell and we awoke to an icing sugar world. A grey mist hung low and instilled the bleakness of the morning. The snow crystals balanced themselves high and thin on the fence tops - and the birds called out loudly. By late afternoon the snow had tried to melt but once more began to harden as the frost clawed it sharply back to set hard like diamonds .The back garden displayed evidence of where the birds had trod …

Footprints of a large bird in the snowLarge bird footprints in the snow 

Large bird footprints in the snow

Footprints in the snow - large birdBird tracks

4 comments:

Angel said...

Are you sure our friend from sesame street didn't pay you a visit? That'd be a "big" surprise! :)

Ann said...

that must have been some big bird.

Katherine said...

How beautiful - they don't even look real! We never get snow... until last week. For the first time I was able to see tracks in the snow - we must have had a squirrel on our front porch. Tracks!

John @ Family, Fitness and Finances said...

That is really cool..Katherine is right, they don't look real. We just got hit with the biggest snow storm in at least 10 years. I have doggy prints all over my yard! :)