Yes, those white splotches are snowflakes falling. The red-winged blackbird is wondering, "where the hell did 4 inches of snow come from?"
To answer the blackbird's question: It started last night. Cairo and I went outside for a little fun.
Another experiment with exposure settings.
While the background is too busy to make this a really effective shot, it demonstrates the potential of the continuous burst capability of the D70. This is a junco coming in for a landing at the deck feeder this morning.