On the trail at Circle B Bar Reserve

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I always say I’m not going to take any more pictures of blue-gray gnatcatchers. But they are so cute and this one posed for just a second.

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Snowy egret standing next to the moss. He was screaming “Doesn’t this look like a Florida picture?”

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The nest motel tree in the middle of the lake. The great blue heron on the right was bringing sticks to the one on the left. They were working on a nest. There were also cormorants sitting on nests in the same tree on the other side.

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Why do the little birds always bother the big birds? This hawk was sitting there minding his own business and the black bird started to dive bomb him.

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One of the sandhill crane couples walking through the marsh. I have since heard they were on a nest.

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This great egret is just starting to get his green breeding feathers around his beak.

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This male anhinga is also starting to get his breeding colors around his face.

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Soon the eastern phoebes will be heading north for the summer. I’m going to miss seeing them around the intersection of Marsh Rabbit Run trail and Heron Hideout trail.

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What a life these guys have. Sleeping the afternoon away in the sun.

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The caterpillars were out.

A Saturday morning walk around Circle B Bar Reserve in late February.

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