After a rainy day yesterday, with the temperature rising, the day was hazy till about 11. The sun finally came out and the sky turned blue. Before heading for Brightwood Park, a fluffy sparrow greeted me from the bush of winter jasmine. I had to make a stop to take a courtesy picture for the little fellow.
Near the Brightwood parking lot, two northern flickers were courting on a tall tree. It was like a drama on the stage. The way they corresponded to each other reminded me of the piece "Invitation to Dance" by Carl Maria von Weber. I was apparently not the only party watching. A duck got so excited and took off like a rocket to look for a partner.
I am a frequent visitor of Brightwood Park and enjoy sharing my discoveries.
Brightwood Park is on the North end of Prospect Street. Go past Franklin School and look for the entrance on the left.