Swamp Sparrow at Wooton’s Wetland Preserve

The good weather had me dithering about where to go, and I settled on returning to Wooton. I know there’s a some good birds there. I didn’t find the Warblers I wanted, but I did well enough.
In the afternoon I went to Truxtun Park and found a few bugs.

Eastern Cardinal

Eastern Cardinal

Eastern Cardinals are now nesting in the park.

Red Shouldered Hawk

Red Shouldered Hawk

This Red Shouldered Hawk put on a good show for me.

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebirds are thriving everywhere I go.

White Eyed Vireo

White Eyed Vireo

White Eyed Vireos are still treating me well.

Blue Gray Gnatcatcher

Blue Gray Gnatcatcher

Blue Gray Gnatcatchers are busily building nests.

Chipping Sparrow

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a Chipping Sparrow.

Tufted Titmouse

This Tufted Titmouse posed very boldly.

White Throated Sparrow

This White Throated Sparrow is staying late into the season.

Yellow  Rumped Warbler

I’m not seeing as many Yellow Rumped Warblers as I’d expect.

Swamp Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

This Swamp Sparrow is in breeding plumage.


Insect 101

Bee 18

Today's bugs.

Today’s bugs.

Lizard

I found this little guy under a log.

Flower 10

Flower 11

A few local flowers.

A few local flowers.

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