SCENES FROM AROUND CAPE ANN’S BEAUTIFUL MARSHES

Cape Ann marshes are coming to life, in spite of the snowy days and unseasonably cold temperatures. Choristers make themselves readily known with their mating songs and with still bare tree limbs, they are fairly easy to spot.

Red-winged Blackbird male Rockport MA Kim Smith 2016Sing, sing, sing!

Cardinal Female Kim Smith 2016Mama Cardinal

Mouring Dove pair Kim Smith 2016Camouflaged! No eggs yet at the Mouring Dove nest.

Swan male rockport MA Kim SmithMr. Swan looking good.

cattails Kim SmithDissipating cattail seed heads make for terrific songbird nesting material.

Turn up your volume and listen for the male Red-winged Blackbird song in the instagram below, just audible enough through the noisy Mallards quacking.

Swan check up and Mr. Swan is doing aokay. No sign of a new Mrs. though.

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3 thoughts on “SCENES FROM AROUND CAPE ANN’S BEAUTIFUL MARSHES

  1. Louise Cardone-Calabrese

    Love how you take me on a vacation with you pictures. It’s the most relaxing time for me, and the beauty they deliver to me lasts all day long. Thank you for your passion that you share. Blessings Louise

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