The weather gods smiled again-temps in the 60s, no rain forecast and slightly overcast. I headed out early to Possum Point, and it was a very slow day. I keep hearing Ebirds reports of exotic warblers and waterfowl, but they are avoiding me.
Now that most of the Osprey have migrated, this Great Blue Heron is using their nesting platform as an observation perch.
This Red Eyed Vireo spent quite some time foraging in this tree, successfully.
This Blue Gray Gnatcatcher was up early.
The field where I was birding was full of Chipping Sparrows, juvenile Bluebirds and House Finches.
If I can’t find any exotic warblers, I’ll settle for a good picture of an old friend, this Western Palm Warbler.
I’ve noticed juvenile Bluebirds hanging out at nest boxes in groups, and assumed they were siblings. That may be the case here.
My Audubon App suggests this is a West Coast Lady. It’s the first I’ve ever seen.
This Great Blue Heron was fishing at Truxtun Park.
This House Sparrow was foraging in the fragmite at Truxtun Park.