Green Heron searching for a good spot to land. Moments later it landed on the dead tree snag next to me.
The Green Heron landed on a snag next to me.
One of the female Belted Kingfishers letting the world know she was there.
A race of young mallard ducklings back to mom.
This was from the first day I spotted this juvenile Green Heron and it decided to land on a snag next to me. They look big in the picture but in reality this fellow was really pretty small.
Great Egret just after takeoff.
A close flyby by a Brown Pelican at the slough.
Male Belted Kingfisher in search of a new perch, preferably one with fish in the water under it.
Double Crested Cormorant winging inches above the water.
Female Black Necked Stilt doing a little fishing.
This juvenile Green Heron was intrigued by something on that lower branch. It struck at several times after some intense scrutiny.
One of the juveniles hoping to spot an easy meal in the slough.
A juvenile Little Blue Heron in flight over the slough.
Blue Winged Teal on an evening flight over the slough.
One of the early female Gadwall arrivals taking off for the far corner of the slough.