This muskrat and several others were pulling water plants to fill its daily needs
Here a Sharp-shinned hawk wait patiently for a hapless bird to come along.
A natural flocked fir tree shows which direction the breeze is blowing as it stacks up the frost crystals on the needles and cones.
A beautiful Sharp-tailed grouse has been picking up gravel and grain from the side of plowed roads but runs to safety in a snow covered field.
A Red-shafted Northern flicker appears to be shivering in a tree where a breezy has removed most of the frost.
A beautiful Long-eared owl looks through a frost-laden tree waiting for darkness to gather its supper.
An Evening Grosbeak brings a lot of color to my backyard as he comes in to feed on the sunflower seeds.
And this pheasant hen is far from where she should be. She and her friend, another hen, were found roaming the banks of the Henrys Fork of the Snake River between St. Anthony and Ashton.
"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," and sometimes you must leave the confines of buildings to see it. Just a couple of days in the wilds of Idaho during a "dark and dreary" week. Thanks, God, for sending all this beauty for us to enjoy.