raven rune

we've been putting out food for ravens and crows as well as small birds... not sure what this raven thought it would find in the deep snow. but it left a little bit of its life story behind.

  • Annelies Visser 10y

    That is simply beautiful
  • zalgon 10y

    What I really love about this picture is that you can SEE the raven landing in the snow, and its wings touching ever so gently as it plows into the snow.

    Or were those grooves made when it took off?
  • Gini~ 10y

    amazing!
  • imagepeace 10y

    Maybe Raven was saying, "I think I will leave a pattern, so the human ones can wonder... why?"

    A wonderful pattern and capture!!!
  • Taro Taylor 10y

    The randomness of it all. Beauty from angles you'd never think of!!
  • Judy 10y

    Would love this in white on white group!
  • Eric Heupel 10y

    Call me crazy but I think it was paying you back for your kindness... a thank you snow angel if you will.
  • Andre Berube 10y

    cool shot!
  • SparkyLeigh 9y

    Wonderful Raven Runes you have found and shared with us Gale~
  • patrick wilken 9y

    looks like he was having a snow bath. if you like ravens you might want to check out one of Bernd Heinrich's books like "Ravens in winter". Definitely cool books to read.
  • yeimaya 9y

    Dr. Pat yeah it is a really interesting book... I like how willing he is to say what he doesn't know. I have an aquaintence who went to interview him and had to help him carry a dead cow to his cabin before she could do the interview.... I don't think it went very well hahaha.

    Raven Runes, nice Sparks.
  • Botanimal 8y

    I'd love to see this for real but we rarely get snow!
  • Dolly A 8y

    wow, interesting photo
  • Stylurus 8y

    nice image
  • Alan Grinberg 8y

    Great capture - too bad the quality isn't better. This may be the best bird "imprint" I've seen.
  • Smiles Are Free 7y

    What a great photo...come and enter it in one of our challenges!!
    jtc
    Another Challenge Group!!

    We would love to see more of your pictures!!
  • Amanda Richter 7y

    Wonderful detail in the snow!
    Seen in the Creative Challenge: Texture in Nature
    The World Through My Eyes
  • Ashley Trotter 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called True Magic , and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Katja Schulz 5y

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  • Renee 5y

    Great pic!
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Taken on February 2, 2005
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