We’re going through another birding drought, it seems. I’ve been a little reluctant to travel much as there’s not been much to see. Some of it’s luck, some is weather, and it’s all part of the game.
Swans and Buffleheads have arrived, and most of our migrant visitors have gone South. I’ve been recording most of my trips on Ebird, and the lack of variety is noticeable. More ducks will be here soon, and all will be well.
This American Wigeon was a mild surprise at Thomas Point.
Thomas Point is one place where Black Ducks appear regularly.
50 or more Double Crested Cormorants flew overhead.
This Yellow Rumped Warbler was at Greenbury Point.
Bald Eagles have become more active recently,
Many Buffleheads have been feeding at Thomas Point.
This Great Blue Heron was at Quiet Waters.
I usually find Pied Billed Grebes at Lake Artemesia.
A Field Sparrow at Artemesia.
Tundra Swans began appearing in larger numbers yesterday.