This morning I walked by the pond next to Stone House in the Bear Creek Greenbelt. I saw two of the Hooded Merganser ducklings:
Hooded Merganser duckling
Hooded Merganser duckling with crawfish
I also saw three Belted Kingfishers–and one flying above Bear Creek to the west–including this female:
There were dozens of Canada Geese, Mallards, and swallows, including this Barn Swallow:
I saw my first Yellow-breasted Chat of the season, as well as an American Kestrel flying overhead. In the pond a giant carp thrashed around at the surface from time to time.