Welcome to John Carr Outdoors!
Please visit the blog and follow. The follow button can be found at the bottom of the page.
If you are seeing this on Facebook, click the link to visit the blog to see all of the photos.
A nice, mostly sunny day in the Rose City. A good time for a four-mile hike in the nearby Tualatin Hills Nature Park.
With its remarkably diverse habitat of wetlands, forests, ponds and streams, there is always a small bird, migratory waterfowl or early wildflower to be seen.
The trails were in good shape and led to many interesting viewing areas.
I was delighted to spot many bright white Indian Plum blossoms. They were the only wildflowers to be seen.
A few waterfowl were in the small lakes along the loop trail, mainly northern shovelers.
And, there were many small birds in the bushes, but not many of them were “posers”.
Walking back to my car I couldn’t help but think that springtime is near.