“Sandhill Cranes are similar in plumage across their range, but they vary in size. “Lesser” Sandhill Cranes breed in the Arctic and are the smallest;
“Northern Shovelers often have their heads down in shallow wetlands, busily sweeping their bills side to side, filtering out aquatic invertebrates and seeds from the
Enjoying a sunny spring day.
One of my favorite spring events is seeing these aerial acrobats coming back. I love waking up in the morning and hearing them chirping away
Two male Tree Swallows apartment hunting on a nice spring day.
Here’s a better shot of a Ring-necked duck taken a few years ago. You can make out his faint neck ring.