Studies in Black and White

Winter days are studies in contrast.  Winter sunsets can be glorious colors or dramatic studies in black and white.

dim sun

A little sun following a light snowfall reveals a story below the surface.  A  meadow vole tunneled just under the snow from one side of the trail to the next.  Protection from foxes and hawks?

vole track in the snow

Light, fluffy snow is perfect for animal tracking.  These white-tailed deer prints show not only their cloven hoofs,  but small pointed marks made by an appendage called a dew claw.deer prints with dew claw

Visit right after the next snowfall to see what you can find.

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