A young pair of osprey have appeared and have been adding materials to a nesting platform near Blacks Creek. This is the first year the platform has had inhabitants. I wonder if there be any chicks this year. I'll be scoping them out from time to time.
A Boston commuter boat cuts through the arctic fog as it passes Long Island as seen from Quincy shoreline a couple days ago. The red checkered water tower on Long Island is used by the FAA to help planes navigate into Logan Airport.
The polar vortex swooped down from the Arctic and rolled out this sea
smoke (fog) in Quincy Bay. This early morning shot was captured off Nut
Island in Houghs Neck with air temperature around 10 below and water
temperature around 40F degrees.
This young Great Blue Heron silently passed by me on my walk along the Neponset River. The light wasn't ideal but I couldn't resist grabbing a quick shot. I like the tip of the heron's wing skimming the surface of the water.