Signs of Spring on Cape Cod #2

House Finch (male)- This guy is dad to the chicks further down

Goldfinch (male)

Chickadee

Ospreys on the nest

Ospreys on the nest

Baby House Finches

A Pair of Red Tailed Hawks

Beautiful male cardinal

American Copper butterfly

House finch chicks - All hatched now

Read more.. Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Signs of Spring on Cape Cod

Chatham Light in Spring

Fin Whale - Race Point

Race Point - in Spring

Northern Right Whales - Race Point

Fin Whale – Race Point

Butterfly - "Question Mark"

Spring normally comes late to this part of the world. We on Outer Cape Cod are shackled to the slowly warming ocean on our shores and this keeps the ambient air temperatures lower than the mainland. Everything is later. That said –  2012 spring following our very mild winter is off to a warmer than usual start. Many signs of spring are  apparent.

Northern Right Whales at Race Point

Minke Whale at Race Point

Eastern Coyote in North Chatham

Race Point in Spring

Read more.. Wednesday, April 18th, 2012