I read a fan post recently on Old Farmer's Almanac's Facebook page which related the following Creek Native American tradition: "If migrating geese fly in a perfect V formation, it will be a mild winter. If the V is raggedy, it will be a cold winter." So, are these Vs perfect or raggedy?
Accipiter (prob. female Cooper's Hawk)
I think this accipiter just made an attempt to catch the red squirrel below. There was a lot of screeching, and it was coming from the squirrel!
Red Squirrel (aka hawk bait)
a little closer
American Tree Sparrow
Hooded Merganser (female)
poss. Swamp Sparrow
(altho no white visible on tail in this position)