Red-wingeds in the Salt Marsh

In June, it’s all about the Red-winged blackbirds in the salt marshes here on the Cape.


Their songs ring out in the marshes, and the striking black-red-yellow color contrast of the males against the green spring grass can literally take your breath away.

Happy Sunday!  😉

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Red-Wings in the Fog

I love Red-wings.

And I love fog.


Yesterday morning, early, I had the gift of them both at once in the marsh along Red River.


The sounds of the Red-wings pierced the thick salty air as they called back and forth to one another.


Through the fog the birds seemed somehow larger than life; the colors more vivid and their songs, amplified.

I stood there, enraptured.


It was magical.