Stocky, healthy individual that I have been observing using a game camera.
Odd. Dead mallard in front of Interior. No idea if contributed but big drop in temp from yesterday to this morning.
Brown lower surface, on tree trunk, blue gray color
Gelatinous to touch, rubbery, black dots on surface (pycnidia?)' same color lower surface, on fallen branch, jelly lichen?
Dry, on same fallen branch as jelly lichen, a bit rubbery when tugged, white dots and ridges on this one....
At our suet feeder during a snow storm
Flying with dead pigeon in talons.
Check out that beautiful black coat
Gaggle of 12 geese
Male on Potomac
In DuPont circle
This bird may have made the local urban rodents nervous. I saw one of them make a run for it from one hedge to another. The bird saw it too, and moved from a tree perch to a nearby bench to make a couple of forays into the bushes, but without any luck