White ground vs. black ground!

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Your yard may be white with snow but ours is black with grackles! River is frozen beyond them.

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Great Blue Herons in the cold!

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We couldn’t have kayaked up Pomonkey Creek during the Christmas bird count. It was frozen solid. But our local Great Blue Herons didn’t want to miss the count. They were huddled together in the marsh, hiding from the frigid North wind. How many can you count?