Saturday, August 30, 2014

The Secret of The Northern Reaches


                                                            Great Blue Heron, Daybreak


                                                            Green Heron Adult, Family #2


                                                                         Ditto


                                                                      Ditto, On Alert


                                                         Ditto, Thinking About Fishing


                                                                       Ditto, Disturbed


                                                                       Mallard Hen


                                                            Mississippi Kite in Flight


                                                                Turkey Vulture in Flight


                                                              Northern Reaches, #1


                                                                Northern Reaches, #2

                                                               Great Blue Heron Sunning


                                                            Gulf Fritillary on Sunflower

0715-0930/partly cloudy/light and variable winds/74-82 degrees

Numerous birds were at the Northern Reaches, including two Belted Kingfishes, an assortment of woodpeckers, several Eastern Kingbirds.  Now is the time to build up weight and get ready for migration.  The Kites were calling and everywhere they went a drove of ducks came toward me.