Birds on a warm morning in January – Skywatch Friday

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Carolina wren singing early in the morning.

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Sleepy looking blue gray gnatcatcher.

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This male painted bunting was trying to hide deep in the bushes. He looked at me for a second and then took off the other way. I went up and down the trail looking for him but could not find him again.

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A¬†barred owl sitting on the nest. We’re hoping they nest here again this year but this dead tree is across the ditch and far away.

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Bald cypress trees into the sun early in the morning. It almost looks like this could have been a cold winter day but it was 60 degrees heading quickly to almost 80 in mid January.

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Coots crossing the lake.

A few pictures from a walk around Circle B Bar Reserve.

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