Green Heron at Greenbury Point

This was the coolest morning since early Spring. It was in the high 50s with a slight breeze and only slightly cloudy skies after last night’s short-lived but ferocious storm. I met Barry C. at PossumPoint as planned, and we had a decent day.

Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Chesapeake Bay Bridge

The sky was a remarkable blue, with highlights in the clouds.

Ring Billed Gull

I’m not much of a poet, but there’s a remarkable serenity in watching a Ring Billed Gull glide through an early morning sky.

Double Crested Cormorant

Large flocks of Double Crested Cormorants are a regular sight at Possum Point.

Belted Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher

This Belted Kingfisher was very active, flying back and forth and diving for fish several times.

Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler

This Yellow Warbler was not very cooperative.

Great Blue Heron in Flight

Great Blue Heron in Flight

This Great Blue Heron is headed for a perch in the tree in front of him.

Green Heron

This Green Heron was very intent on his fishing.

Palm  Warbler

Palm  Warbler

I was surprised to see this Palm Warbler foraging in the grass.

House Finch

I wish more birds were as cooperative as this House Finch.

Red Eyed Vireo

Red Eyed Vireo

Red Eyed Vireo

I’ve had good luck with Red Eyed Vireos lately.

Blue Gray Gnatcatcher

This Blue Gray Gnatcatcher was very active, and I was lucky to get this shot.

Common Yellwothroat

This Common Yellwothroat is a female.

Deer

I’ve only seen a few stags, and this is the first I’ve been able to photograph. He looks a bit skinny to me.

Eastern Wood Peewee

Eastern Wood Peewees have been very common this week.

Unknown

I don’t know what this is at the moment. Edit:Goldfinch.