Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Sunday Nature Photos ~ Special Christmas Edition

Here are some images I took yesterday while snowshoeing with my dad and brother in law.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Sunday Nature Photos

It's cold this morning around these parts (relative, of course, only to North Texas). Here is some evidence.

Sunday, December 09, 2007

Sunday Nature Photos

Here are a couple of pictures of a maple of some sort (Acer sp.) found in Jen's neighbor's yard. I just love the contrast caused by the carotenoid pigments concentrated around the vascular tissue. Interestingly, as seen in the second photo, the leaves turn yellow upon senescence.

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Sunday Nature Photos

Bombycilla garrulus

My brother and his family have recently been visited by large flocks of waxwings, eating their crabapples and making a general mess of these. Clearly these are Bohemians and not Cedars.