Category Archives: birds

Swan Family

I happened to see this swan family when we were on the the way to the supermarket. Oh look, look I said. I want to shoot a couple of photos. Make a u-turn. There still is some ice on the lake but close to the shore there is water. After a while the young swan got curious and came towards me. Maybe he thought I had some kind of treats or so. After staring at me for a few seconds he returned to his parents.

Sparrow and Squirrel

Spring and beginning of summer really are busy times for all the animals. The cute sparrow and squirrel really are working hard. There are several sparrows having their nests under the garage roof. We can hear there already are “babies”. When the parents bring them food they are loudly screaming for it. The squirrel I saw further down the road. He was actually waiting for a car to pass which made me nervously gasp for my breath. I was thinking don’t cross yet, don’t cross yet. Good he didn’t until the car passed. Also gave me the time to shoot the picture. I tried to take an other when he run over to the other side but he was too fast for me 🙂 Amazing how much they are able to carry in the beak and mouth.Sparrow Squirrel

Swans

The swans are back. They have been on the other side of the lake. I have been able to spot them like white dots but to hear them very well. On Tuesday (the day when Quam left us, I’m still very sad) when I came down to the beach they were here on this side, bobbing in the waves looking for food. When the other one was sticking his head in the other one kept his eyes on the surrounding, ready to warn if anything suspicious would occur.