Monday, August 6, 2007

Sunset At Oaks Bottom


I took this on my first bike ride through Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge on the Springwater Trail. It was near mid-summer and the prolonged sunset was giving the tower and the bird's nest a very warm glow. Luckily, a bird popped head's up just as I was going to take my shot! I have no idea what kind of bird it is.

2 comments:

Carol Leigh said...

I think what you have here is an osprey on its nest. They usually build nests right on top of tall pointy things . . . I like the way the power lines lead our TO the nest and AWAY from the nest. Well done! -- Carol Leigh

llheinsohn said...

Thanks Carol! I noticed after taking this shot, there are platforms on the towers--every other one--in this refuge. Probably to encourage Osprey nesting.