Tuesday, April 22, 2008

The blue birds are back!


This morning the pine trees are crowned with male mountain bluebirds, each confident that he is the bluest and fairest of them all. The lady bluebirds keep a lower profile, clustering in shy groups, looking every bit like coy schoolgirls in soft blue-brown gowns. 

Photo credit: Image of a male mountain bluebird is by courtesy of the Montana Natural Resources Information System