A baby great blue heron looking grumpy while his younger sibling was sleeping.
Pretty colors on the grackle.
Carolina Wrens were singing all over the park.
Northern Parulas were everywhere.
Cardinals on the boardwalk.
Other critters at the park.
An early Saturday morning walk at Chesnut Park.
Linking to Saturday’s Critters
The baby great blue heron looks all grown up now.
He still hasn’t left the nest yet.
Looking for Mom to bring lunch.
On my way out of the park, I ran into a family of racoons.
These guys are way too tame.
Mom in front with 3 babies. They just kept walking towards me.
Taken with my camera phone, I finally jumped to the side.
Going past me.
Taking a nap, which is what I plan to do when I get home.
This was the first time I’ve seen hooded mergansers at Circle B Bar Reserve.
Tricolored heron reflection
Wood stork out in the marsh.
Baby great blue heron almost grown up, still on the nest.
Cattle egret fly-by.
White pelicans coming across the lake.
White pelicans flying over my head.
Not quite fully grown eagle flying high up.
An adult eagle flying over my head in circles.
It was a rare beautiful morning in late January. This winter seems to be the year of the icky weekends. I know, it could be worse. I could actually be living up north where it SNOWS so I can’t complain. There’s still hundreds of white pelicans at the park but they usually stay pretty far away, across the lake. You have to catch them flying high overhead. It was a quiet morning but a perfect morning for a long walk.
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