What a beautiful day! It was even warm enough to shed the winter jacket. There was a lot of bird activity at the log bay…the usual, House Finch, Red-wing Blackbirds, but also there appeared to be quite a few Northern Flicker doing interesting things that I would have liked to have studied further, but I felt it best to leave as there was someone with a small dog who was obviously reluctant to walk by my ‘scary’ big dog – so headed back into my own territory
the little white dot, way out there at the edge of the water….is that Tundra Swan
it was back – in fact today, when I first spotted it, it was swimming in the water….so obviously, fears that it might be injured in some way, were unfounded.
when I reached the viewing platform…
it was happily ‘sunbathing’
a few Bald Eagles around as well – this guy gave the ducks a scare before settling into the water…with food supplies pretty much gone, the eagles are now ready to hunt for food.
and a last look at the Tundra Swan. The Great Backyard Bird count starts 2 weeks from today – it would be nice if he/she hung around long enough to be counted.