We started off taking a look at some of our local lakes and ponds. All were virtually frozen solid, except for some clear areas near the shallows.
What shocked us, was the amount of "human" activity we could see on the ice. I am amazed that there are people still willing to risk their lives, especially after all the warnings!
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The following 4 are from Steam Mills Lake.
Two coots and a gull.
The water must be too cold!
We then moved on into the forest where we came across this print. Do you know what made it?
The print is facing forward, but look to the rear and you will see to indentations in the snow, at either side.
These were formed by dew claws, which can be found on various animals, including wild boar.
We decided to try out our tracking skills in the snow.