The vivid green lores on the Great Egret‘s face, and their feathery, bridal veil-like plumes, or aigrettes, mark the breeding season of these stunning birds (All About Birds)!
The Wood Stork “… is the only stork breeding in the United States and was placed on the Federal Endangered Species list in 1984. The species was downlisted from endangered to threatened in June 2014, reflecting a successful conservation and recovery effort spanning three decades.” (many more details here: National Park Service) The previously endangered […]
And so melodious! The Red-winged Blackbirds are increasing in numbers and activity every day here in our wetland marshes. I love listening to their morning songs…. And all their other wonderful songs and calls – check them out here: All About Birds.
Green Herons are always so expressive, both in their physical appearance and in their body language. I can’t help but think this Heron is looking down at his skinny, bare legs and wondering how he can dress a bit more modestly! Perfect solution! Turning your wings into a floor-length coat works very well!😅
A month ago, I wrote a post here about this unique and special little bird, the Wilson’s Snipe. Some weeks later, this Snipe – along with at least 2-3 of his friends – were still ‘hanging out’ in the very same spot right next to the boardwalk. On this particular day, the Snipe was thoroughly […]