Friday, October 11, 2013

Cooler Mornings Bring the Double-crested Cormorants

                                                        Female House Sparrow

                                                Double-crested Cormorant Wing-Drying

                                                      Double-crested Cormorants

                                                     Double-crested Cormorant, Leaping

                                                                    Great Egret

                                        Great Egrets(center) with Double-crested Cormorants

                                             Dead Channel Catfish, a whopping 4 feet long!

                                                            Downy Woodpecker


                                                              Acorns from Burr Oak

                                                                Great Blue Heron

                                                               Orange Sulphur

                                                        Double-crested Cormorants

                                                    Double-crested Cormorant in Flight

                                                       Brown Recluse Spider(?)

Most of these photos were from today.  I had another morning off, which allowed for many of these shots.  It was a cool 60 degrees, and the cormorant population is increasing.  Before we know it, the frost will be on the pumpkin, and my favorites, the ducks will be here!