Franklin Countys First News

The long wait for spring

A tree full of doves. (Dennis York)

Blue Jay. (Dennis York)

Early pussy willows= early spring? (Dennis York)

Sap freezing as it drips from a limb in January. (Dennis York)

Little Chip catches some winter rays. Why he's out and about in February is a mystery. Perhaps he's looking for his shadow? He's checking the weather for signs of spring? (Photo by Jane Naliboff)

From Little Chip's point of view, the cairn's peak is best for surveying the frozen landscape. (Photo by Jane Naliboff)

Mr. Red-Bellied woodpecker shows off his red head and nape. Mrs. Red-Bellied Woodpecker has a gray head with a red nape. (Photo by Jane Naliboff)

Incoming goldfinch. (Photo by Jane Naliboff)

Mrs. Downy Woodpecker sunning herself. (Photo by Jane Naliboff)

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4 Responses »

  1. Little Chip looks a bit sleepy. Great photos people. Thank you.

  2. Oh, how mild the weather! Thanks for showing us our Maine nature.

  3. Jane, your bird photos are absolutely BEAUTIFUL this week!!! I look forward to seeing your delightful variety of pictures every week. THANK YOU for sharing!!!

  4. Little Chip!!! He definitely is very comfortable and relaxed and oooh so cute. Beautiful birds up close and personal. Thank you so much Jane Naliboff!