Tundra Swan at Blackwater NWR.

Between the weather and a lack of birds, it’s been a while since I had anything to post.

I got to Blackwater yesterday, and it wasn’t spectacular, but it was good enough. It’s still that time of year when the winter ducks haven’t arrived in any numbers, and most of the migrants have gone.

I did find some Swans, and the Eagles are still abundant, so I do have a few images worthy of my audience.

Truxtun Park 9

Another try at the Truxtun Park bridge.

Carolina Wren 2017-9 Carolina Wren 2017-8

Carolina Wren 2017-8

I found this Carolina Wren at Greenbury Point.

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Bald Eagle 2017-200

Good light and a few Autumn leaves make all the difference.

Dark Eyed Junco 2017-2

First Dark Eyed Junco of the year.

Northern Pintail 2017-43

I found only a few Northern Pintails.

Great Blue Heron 2017-121

Great Blue Heron 2017-122

Great Blue Herons are still plentiful.

Yellow Rumped Warbler 2017-14

This Yellow Rumped Warbler was also at Greenbury Point.

Hooded Merganser 2017-800

I saw two Hooded Mergansers at Quiet Waters.

Black Duck 2017-7

Two Black Ducks were feeding at Quiet Waters.

Tundra Swan 2017-64

Tundra Swan 2017-65

Tundra Swans are just arriving in numbers.



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