Posted in bird photography, Chagrin River Park, My trail walks

Winter just won’t let go!

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Low temps, high winds, and snow: That was our weather forecast for Sunday through Wednesday. Thankfully the nasty weather loosened its grip by Tuesday afternoon, and the temperature rose to about 28 degrees, comfortable enough for me to take a short trail walk in Chagrin River Park. The river looked cold…

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…and so did the bog!

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The cardinals, however, didn’t seem to mind the weather. After taking a little walk along the river, I decided to visit the rail fence to see if any birds were hanging around. They were there, but unfortunately I had forgotten to put some peanuts in my pocket, and I had nothing to offer them. It was sad to see them fly in from every direction and check the fence post, only to find it empty. I even heard some unhappy chirps. It sounded as if they were scolding me for being so forgetful. I won’t forget next time, but this was an impromptu visit, and I forgot to put the peanut bag in my pocket! I still managed to get some pictures, and I was pleased with how they turned out. (I love my new lens!)

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As you can see, the sun was shining. That was totally unexpected, and it made for a short, and delightful (but still cold), trail walk.

Thanks for walking with me today.
See you soon.
Trail Walker

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I'm an enthusiastic amateur photographer and nature lover, inviting you to join me on my trail walks.

12 thoughts on “Winter just won’t let go!

    1. My new lens is a Tamron 24-70. It’s my first non-Nikon lens. I’m not a picky pixel peeper or a professional photographer , but I’m very happy with the sharpness and detail of this lens. It’s changed my approach to photography on my trail walks.

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