Friday, March 5, 2010
A Surprise From Above
That's why when I went out and saw the sun shining off of this bird I almost left it alone. I figured the sun must be illuminating another sparrow for me. Even though I almost turned away, I realized that this shining bright sight was almost begging me to take a picture. How could I say no to that?
That's why when I got back home from the hike I had been headed for, I was very surprised when I looked at the pictures of my shining bird. It wasn't a sparrow at all. It turned out to be a mourning dove! This is now the second time I've been able to get a picture of one of these birds. And while I know they are also very common, this is the first one I've seen outside my house.
Are your eyes truly opened to all that nature has to offer? I don't think we can ever be finished discovering all there is to see. I know I've said this before, but even living in the middle of a city isn't a death sentence to nature. You don't even have to leave your house to see nature. I know of one person who sees more nature out her window than most people do living in the country. Check my links to find her.
Just stepping out my front door I found this mourning dove waiting for me. I almost let the opportunity go, but something told me to grab it while it was there. Now I have several beautiful pictures of this mourning dove. I gladly share them with you. My stories and pictures are another way for you to find nature too. Just reach out and take them.