Another February scene.  This one from a local wetland.

The bleak, wintry scenery & the Cormorant, reminded me of… well… here’s an excerpt from a relevant¬† Wikipedia article:

“The cormorant was the disguise used by Satan in Milton’s Paradise Lost…. Perched atop the Tree of Life, Satan took the form of a cormorant as he spied on Adam and Eve during his first intrusion into Eden…”

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