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A Ride Down the Tomahawk Trail

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Tough time to get much for images right now. No reason to sit inside and stew about it, right? Took a ride down the Tomahawk, listened to the Twins game and got a few shots:

Biggest game I saw - a star nose shrew:

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White winged crossbill:

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An artsy interpretation of a crossbill:

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Layers:

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My buddy Dougie D. used to call this "Black Water":

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And a ruffie that made it through the winter - at least so far:

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That mole looks like a creature from outer space. I didn't know MN had such a species. I love your Crossbill. That's another bird I've never seen.

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Nice shots Ken, the mole looks like he is about to freeze the tentacles right off his nose. I bet he is a first on the forum!

The cross bill is a killer shot too and I really like the composition of the grouse shot. Good job!

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That is the strangest little dude I've ever seen! Yikes. Good pictures though. I like the grouse as well. And layers.

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Yikes, it looks like the Shrew That Ate Manhattan! gringrin

I really like the comp on the grouse. Very nice and clean environmental portrait. Sweet one on Mr. Crossbill, too. smilesmile

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Ken I like the Layers shot. It looks like a layered cake made by mother nature. That Grouse better not sit out like for too long with all the raptors moving north.

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I like the grouse especially, good job. That shrew has a face only a Mama could love. Good thing they don't have access to a mirror.

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Thanks all. The grouse gives me another perspective on a type of shot. Thought I was too far away to get a significant shot, but really liked it after I saw it.

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Never seen that kink of shrew before, thanks for putting it up. You called it 'game'. People call things they hunt and eat game, hum? Is a shrew burger any good? That grouse did turn out nice.

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I agree with everyone else that grouse shot looks great, love that composition.

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