December 11, 2015

Today I stopped by Nathan Krestul Park twice.  The first time, around 2:00 p.m., I saw this American Kestrel:

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It was snacking on dragonflies:

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There were also a couple of juvenile White Ibises, a Tricolored Heron,  a Little Blue Heron, an Anhinga, and Yellow-rumped Warblers.  A couple of hours later, the Little Blue Heron,  the Tricolored Heron, and the Yellow-rumped Warblers were still there, along with a Northern Flicker, an Eastern Phoebe, and a Belted Kingfisher.  Here are two views of the Tricolored Heron in a tree:

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View of Tricolored Heron from the Shore

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View of Tricolored Heron from the Bridge

A little later it flew down to the shoreline:

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Finally, a Pie-billed Grebe in the fading light:

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