Monday, September 29, 2014

Raising the Bar a Notch

                                                                Great Blue Heron


                                                          Juvenile Red-winged Blackbird

                                                  Great Blue Heron's Acrobatics in a Tree


                                                              Red-winged Blackbird

                                                                Great Egret in Flight

                                                                Male House Sparrow
                                                                   "Silent Sentinel III"

                                           Juvenile Snowy Egret Born in Northern Reaches

                                                               Female House Sparrow

                                                                Red-winged Blackbird

62-79/light and variable winds/sunny/0730-1030

A productive day, with a number of Great Egrets on the lake.  The surprise was finding the young Snowy Egret, which gives us more than just Green Herons being raised on the lake.  There are still uses for the rookery, which now is just a resting area overnight.