Footprints in the Snow

Not sure if it was a raccoon or a skunk who made these tracks.  Being a glass-half-full kind of a person, though, I prefer to think it was a raccoon.  The other half is trying to scare me into thinking it was a skunk.

raccoon tracks in snow
Raccoon tracks in the snow

Here’s a size comparison:

raccoon snow tracks
Compared to a Ladies’ size 8

He inspected the whole yard.

Beaver Snow Sculpture
Alsea River Beaver

I’m sure they aren’t beaver tracks.  But it appears they ran into each other.

Beaver Snow Sculpture
Snowbeaver

Aaawwwwhhh, look at the cute pied-billed grebe!

Pied-billed Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe

She might have thought she found the perfect nesting place until she realized the tide was going out and it would leave her high and dry.

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