Fierce

A Red-winged Blackbird shouts loudly. This photo was taken on May 13, 2021 in Cataraqui North. Male birds aggressively defend their territory during breeding season, even attacking larger animals including people. (https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-winged_Blackbird/overview)

Tiny visitor

Three roses and a tiny visitor. This photo was taken on June 13, 2021 close to home. Rose petals are edible and when soaked in water create rose water.

“Red Tree”

A Rhododendron blooming in the spring. This photo was taken on May 30, 2021 in Cataraqui North. Rhododendron means “red tree” in Greek.