The mercury drops below 12 degrees. The Juncos and other birds huddle deep in the refuge of warm pine branches. The deer march across the snowy field. The sun sets on a chilly winter afternoon.
It is a tough winter for many but the Tufted Titmouse seems skilled at surviving even the most freezing weather.
On the coldest day in decades, when wind chill temperatures dropped to thirty below zero, White-tailed Deer, belly-up to the bird feeder. Each little bit of bird seed provides added energy to survive another freezing day and night.
Explore the outdoors with Daniel
Photographs, musings and observations. (Click on images to enlarge.)