Robins are everywhere in our neighborhood now. Here’s a Pileated Woodpecker in the woods behind our house:
To Westminster Woods today to see Gram. It was too cool and windy for Gram to go outside, but I went out by the lake.
What the male Mallards were vying for:
This afternoon a large mixed flock of Eastern Bluebirds, Yellow-rumped Warblers, House Finches, and Pine Warblers moved through our neighborhood.
In the meantime, this Eastern Phoebe was patrolling the ground near my neighbor’s grapefruit tree and East Palatka Holly:
And in the woods behind our house I caught sight of Ruby-crowned Kinglet:
To Westminster Woods to see Gram. We saw these two Tricolored Herons:
Also in the back yard there’s been a collection of Carolina Wrens–two adults and one juvenile–that has been hitting the mixed-nut cylinder feeder. Later in the afternoon on this overcast day I went to Nathan Krestul Park. Before the occasional raindrop became soft rain, I spotted these two butterflies:
Breezes and a brilliant blue sky made today beautiful, yet mild. At Nathan Krestul Park in the early evening, the birds were finding plenty to eat.