December 24, 2015

Little Blue Heron at Nathan Krestul Park today:

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Little Blue Heron Squawking

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Little Blue Heron

As darkness fell tonight, I spotted a Hermit Thrush taking an energetic bath in our backyard bubbler.  As it was standing on the edge of the bubbler, shaking off water, a second Hermit Thrush flew into the oleander next to the bubbler.  For weeks, few birds have been visible in our backyard.  Seed and nuts go uneaten.  I hear the birds–today, a Red-bellied Woodpecker and Tufted Titmice–but they remain out of sight.