Monday, March 17, 2008

Palm Sunday Hike at Detroit Metrobeach (And Happy St. Paddy!)

Yesterday we took an hour-long walk (we walked an hour but were there looking at owls etc for several hours) at the Huron-Clinton Metrobeach nature center. I took LOTS of pictures. These are just a few. It was dark and cloudy most of the time we were there, and snowed. Right near the end, the sun came out and we saw 4 deer.

We saw three owls, with the help of a volunteer owl watcher. We'd seen the obvious one, on her nest in an old tub. But there were two others we'd heard about and had't been able to find. We saw them through a spotting scope but our lenses weren't long enough to capture the owls. Too bad, they were lovely.

As always, click pix to view larger. For more pix from this walk, click here.

Happy St. Patrick's Day. For my card, click here.


Coyote said...

Gorgeous photos! How beautiful it must have been to see all the animals.

Happy St Paddy's.

Stefan Jansson said...

Some good winter photos there. I managed to take a photo of Canadian Geese at a nearby lake yesterday.

Jim Klenke said...

I like the dear picture. Y'all havent started to thaw out yet?

Marie said...

Très belles photos, Mary. It seems so strange to me.. I have not seen snow in years and years.

Anonymous said...

The location's peacefulness and serenity shows through in your images! The colours are popping through like your season :)

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

Thanks so much folks for your kindness! :-D