Seaside Sparrow at Bombay Hook NWR.

I was ready for another trip, so I headed to Bombay Hook this morning in hopes of more shorebirds. I did find a few, but they’re not here in numbers yet.

I found a few birds yesterday I’m including here.

I managed to get a much better image of the Seaside Sparrow, and I found few reflections and some flowers.

All in all, a decent expedition.

Fox 117

This young Fox acted very tame.

Common Yellowthroat 2019-5 Common Yellowthroat 2019-4 Common Yellowthroat 2019-1

Common Yellowthroat 2019-2

I was lucky to have such a nice background for this Common Yellowthroat.

Double Crested Cormorant 2019-21

This Double Crested Cormorant was just chillin’.

Great Egret 2019-108

It was a nice morning for reflections such as this Great Egret shot.

Red Winged Blackbird 2019-104

You can almost always get a Red Winged Blackbird to pose.

Greater Yellowlegs 2019-2

My first Greater Yellowlegs in a while.

Great Blue Heron 2019-105

I saw more Great Blue Herons than usual.

Marsh Wren 2019-4

You can readily hear Marsh Wrens, but they don’t always pose so well.

Mute Swan 2019-5 Mute Swan 2019-4 Mute Swan 2019-3 Mute Swan 2019-2

Mute Swan 2019-6

These Mute Swans were just close enough.

Killdeer 2019-2

I found only a single Killdeer.

Wild Turkey 2019-10 Wild Turkey 2019-9 Wild Turkey 2019-8

Wild Turkey 2019-7

I found this Wild Turkey at CBEC yesterday.

Seaside Sparrow 2019-3

At least two Seaside Sparrows were in the area.

Monarch 63 Spicebush Swallowtail 103 Painted Lady 9

Western Tiger Swallowtail 105

Butterflies are numerous now.

 

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