I heard good things about Bombay Hook, so I got up early and made the trip.
In truth, it wasn’t worth it. I did get to see thousands of Snow Geese, but there wasn’t much variety otherwise. The pools were largely empty, and many of the birds were too far for good images.
Better luck next time.
Sunrise at Bombay Hook.
These American Avocets are in Winter plumage,
Many Song Sparrows forage in the brush along the main road.
I found only a single Greater Yellowlegs.
A few Northern Pintails were feeding in the mash.
These are the first Canvasbacks I’ve seen at Bombay Hook.
Bombay Hook seems to be home for many Black Ducks.
This is a White Throated Sparrow.
I found only two Great Blue Herons this morning.
Many thousands of Snow Geese seem to be wintering at Bombay Hook.