First Snowstorm for Season
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Today we experienced the first snowstorm for season. A beautiful, glistening, fluffy white dusting fell over Green Bay, Wisconsin today.
The morning started out with gloomy skies and light flurries. As the morning changed into early afternoon, the snow start drifting down quicker and accumulating on the ground.
It was time to head out along the shores of the Bay of Green Bay.
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The light dusting of snow over the rocks was a little slippery. The traversing the rocks was worth the risks of taking a digger. The Bay was flat calm and the reflection coming off the bay was magical towards shore.
As the day progressed the trees were coated in a white blanket of snow. It was an enjoyable walk along a sand and small pebbled area of the beach.
It really didn’t matter where you stood. The views were alluring.
I visited two places on my travels today. Communiversity Park and Bayshore County Park. There were crystallized confetti pieces of nature falling all around me. It was a delight to walk along the bay and have nowhere to be for almost two hours.
At one point, I decided to try placing a polarizing filter on. I wanted to try and capture the rocks beneath the water and reduce a little glare coming off the water. There wasn’t any sun shining but the sky was still pretty bright with the snow reflections.
Off in the distance, I could see the cocky mating dances of many diving ducks. Those dances and “cocky attitudes” as I like to call them keep passionate birders busy during the winter months.
Near Lake Michigan and the Bay of Green Bay I enjoy watching and photographing the migrating ducks that travel through our area. Currently the ducks are too far off shore. As the month goes on, they should swing in closer to shore.
Each winter, beginning in December the drake ducks begin performing for hens in order to find a mate for the season. The head movements are comical
Later in the season; I’m sure you will see additional photos of ducks. Well, count on it.
Until next time – Take Care!