You never know what, or who, you will see when you look our your window here in the watershed of Manchaug Pond! Today, walking casually down the road, was a new bird this writer had yet to see this close to the lake: a ringed-neck pheasant!
He walked down the road, across a neighbors lawn, along the shore to the water’s edge, stood on a rock to look around, and then flew across the channel over to the other side.
Here’s a close up:
Did you know their feathers are used in fly tying!