West Branch of the Susquehanna River at Mahaffey, PA. From here you can canoe the whole way into the Atlantic Ocean.
Coltsfoot -- Tussilago farfara
Low dandelion-like plant with a single flower.
The overflow from our spring runs downhill to Brubaker Run, which runs into Chest Creek, which runs into the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, which runs into the Susquehanna River, which runs into the Chesapeake Bay which runs into the Atlantic Ocean.
A small flock of Purple Finches wait in a tree for their turn at the feeders. The males are the bright red birds, the females almost blend in with the background. We've cut back on the number of feeders since spring has arrived.
Female Eastern Towhee
Male Eastern Towhee looking for insects among the rocks.
Male Red-Bellied Woodpecker.
Two male Purple Finches
Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak.
Don't you just love those yellow buds in the background!
Chipmunk with its jowls full of seeds peaks out from its hiding place between the rocks.
I captured this cat looking out of a window in an alley in Ebensburg.