Common Tern at Terrapin Nature Park.

I started at Sandy Point again, and got a so-so sunrise. There were a few egrets around, but not much else, so I headed to Terrapin, as usual. Things are definitely picking up there, and I expect it will be a hot spot soon. I was pleased to see the Black Crowned Night Heron again.

CBEC was rife with biting insects, and not as many birds as usual, but the tame Fox showed up in the parking lot again.

Sandy Point 243

Sandy Point 242

Sunrise at Sandy Point.

Great Blue Heron 2016-48

I spooked this Great Blue Heron when I arrived at Terrapin.

Black Crowned Night Heron 2016-3

This Black Crowned Night Heron was in the same spot as last time.

 

Snowy Egret 2016-32

Snowy Egret 2016-31

Snowy Egret 2016-27 Snowy Egret 2016-28 Snowy Egret 2016-30 Snowy Egret 2016-29

Snowy Egret 2016-26

Snowy Egrets should be plentiful until Fall.

Great Egret 2016-14

This Great Egret posed at CBEC.

Killdeer 2016-8 Killdeer 2016-7

Killdeer 2016-9

This Killdeer was foraging on the road into CBEC. I took these shots from the car.

Green Heron 2016-35

There’s plenty of Green Herons around, but they spook easily.

Common Tern 2016-5

Common Tern 2016-4

Common Terns are just starting to show up.

Fox 57

Fox 58

I still don’t know why this Fox poses so willingly.

Snapping Turtle 14

Snapping Turtle 13

I don’t often get this good a look at a Snapping Turtle.

 

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