Thursday, February 28, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Feb 27, 2019: Blue Jay Way

Blue Jays can swoop in to a feeder and scatter birds that are already present.  They will hold the seed with their feet and then pick at the seed, whereas the sparrows will pop open the seed in their bills. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 2/26/19)

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Feb 26, 2019: Precise Landing

With space at a premium and a foggy haze over the pool, these geese are much more precise in their landing techniques than they normally would be. (Kevin Kane, 2/21/19)

Monday, February 25, 2019

Feb 24, 2019: Opossum

This Virginia Opossum was found at the SW corner of the south lake, making its way through the deep snow.  Fortunately, there seems to be little frostbite damage to the ears. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 2/20/19)

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Feb 22, 2019: Crowded Conditions

Fog rises from the only open water on the south lake, crowded with geese, ducks, and swans - one trying to get a bit of wing space. (Kevin Kane, 2/21/19)

Feb 21, 2019: The 2019 FoAHHP Board

After the January 28th board meeting at the Ames Public Library, current Friends of Ada Hayden Heritage Park board members took time for a photo.  Left to right are Wolf. Oesterreich, Jim Pease (chair), Stephanie Fox (secretary/treasurer), Bob Klaver, Kay Berger (past secretary), Erv Klaas (past chair), Kevin Kane (taking photo).  Not present, Paul Domoto, and new board members Tana Tesdall and James Patton. (Kevin Kane, 1/28/19)

Saturday, February 23, 2019