Inge captured this beauty perched in a tree watching spivvy cedar waxwings feeding in a holly tree. The berry eaters ought to be grateful their guardian stood close by that day until giving up to hunt other small birds and mammals or frogs and snakes.
I am waylaid by Beauty. Who will walk
Between me and the crying of the frogs?
Oh, savage Beauty, suffer me to pass …
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950)
See a Red-tail sitting on three eggs at the Cornell Lab’s live cam in Ithaca, NY