When looking out the dining room window this morning the first thing I saw was a doe and fawn standing on the dam road across the lake. They soon ambled down the other side into the meadow below.
Then a small turtle was crossing the road right in front of our cabin as I was pouring my coffee. I think it was a slider and not a young snapper, and it ambled down the grassy beachfront and into the water. I see them often at the other end of the lake sunning on branch debris near the pond lilies.
As I turned around, a huge blue heron flew right in and landed on our dock! I got my camera and started to take its picture, and as I aimed through the kitchen window, it saw me and flew away. What a beautiful sight that was.
The resident kingfisher was perched on the spillway rail on his breakfast quest for a dip and fish catch. I think he went hungry this morning as he soon gave up.
The hummingbirds are greedily spatting over the prime hole in the feeder. They are funny to watch.
The mushroom crop is thriving due to an abundance of rain during the past days.