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