In reverse chronology, a number of photos taken in January 2013, December and November 2012, and then a series from 2008 and 1st encounter at Quabbin on December 9, 2007 with Kathy.
January 26, 2008
On a winters day in 2008, I went on a "hunt" for Pine Grosbeaks. Numerous in Central MA that winter, it was a rare irruption of this species from Canada. I saw many, including several adult males. What beauty. Seldom seen in Massachusetts, they were relatively easy to find that winter!