Saturday, 22 April 2017

Week of 16 - 22 April 2017

Blue Winged Teal - Coot - Bufflehead

Blue Winged Teals
Mating. Male holds onto females head and occasionally pushes it under the water.

Blue Winged Teals 
Brown Creeper


Brown Creeper

Brown Creeper
Launching from tree. Closest I've gotten to getting a photo of one in flight.

Bufflehead - Ring Necked Duck - Gadwall

Bufflehead

Bufflehead 

Bufflehead 

Bufflehead

Canada Geese - Ring Necked Duck

Canada Geese - Ring Necked Ducks - Northern Shoveler - Redhead - Mallard

Canada Geese -

Canada Goose

Common Grackles

Downy Woodpecker

Gadwalls

Gold Finch
Changing from winter to breeding colors. First time I've seen this.

Gold Finch

Greater Yellowlegs - Northern Shoveler

Hermit Thrush

Mallards

Meadow Lark
At a distance. If it weren't singing I probably would never have seen it.

Mourning Doves

Northern Flicker

Northern Harrier
Closest it came to us was a few hundred yards. There were two which were interacting but they were to far away to get photo of them together.

Redhead

Redheads - Northern Shovelers - Coot

Ring Necked Duck

Robin

Yellow Rumped Warbler