This morning I took a walk in the Bear Creek Greenbelt shortly after dawn. I saw Yellow-rumped Warblers in the treetops (which is where American Goldfinches, in their spring plumage, are being seen these days).
Song Sparrows perch lower, sing loudly, and are more easily photographed:
At the pond that never freezes I saw two beavers, including this one:
A good assortment of waterfowl was out: a female Hooded Merganser, a male Cinnamon Teal, three Blue-winged Teals (two males and one female), a pair of Gadwalls, a pair of Canada Geese, and Mallards.
In the afternoon in the greenbelt I saw a couple of Bushtits. Here’s one:
At first there was one Double-crested Cormorant:
And the Red-tailed Hawk pair: