Christmas Morning Balcony Flicker, Hair Ice

This inquisitive Northern Flicker was on our balcony for about 15 minutes this morning.

Northern Flicker
Those are lights and decorations from the Christmas tree reflected in the window — perhaps that’s what kept him fascinated : -)

Byrne Creek Hair Ice

Hair Ice in Byrne Creek Ravine Park today. It’s a form of ice facilitated by a fungus.