19 June 2009

Update - 19 June 09

Here are a few pictures from the last couple days. First is a White-tailed Jackrabbit:

One of the common breeding shorebirds here is the Wilson's Phalarope. Here is a brightly pluamaged female:

A bit out of its regular habitat of dense cattails, here is a distant American Bittern that I found stalking around in a wet field:

Who can turn down a chance to snap a quick photo of a Common Nighthawk? Not me.

Lastly (and most recent), a flock of 24 Cattle Egrets flew over my yard yesterday! They are a bit distant but here is a photo: