A Tree Swallow, checking out a nest box at the Bird Sanctuary.
A pair of drake Northern Shovelers working along the bank of the pond at the bird sanctuary.
A hungry Mallard hen getting a snack from my grandson.
Photo taken by my granddaughter!
Here’s a Canada Goose off in hot pursuit, chasing away a rival from his nesting area.
Here’s a juvenile Black-capped Night Heron at it’s favourite daytime roost, catching some Zzz’s
Here’s a Ring-necked Duck. And you can actually see the ring around it’s neck. It’s usually a bit more obscured.
Here’s the Woods! Mr. & Mrs. All sent for the busy season
With the tide out, this Greater Yellowlegs is finding it tough going in the soft mud!
This House Sparrow and her mate have picked out the nesting box they are going to use for the season.
Here’s a Black-capped Night Heron at it’s normal roost deep in the branches of a tree.
It had it’s back to the wind which was blowing his plumes up over it’s face.
A drake Mallard found himself a quiet corner of the marsh to do his daily preening of the feathers. Being Spring his colours are bright and shiny to impress the girls!
A gathering of Sandhill Cranes at the sanctuary
Hey Joe, I can see your house from up here!
A pair of Bald Eagles on a favourite perch
A flock of Sandhill Cranes, coming in for a landing against a stormy Sky
A Trio of Sandhill Cranes
A proud Lesser Scaup
A pair of Canada Geese taking five in the sun.
A very pretty Mallard hen showing off her stuff. She’s a beauty and she knows it!
A trio of House Sparrows picking up discarded grain. Every little grain helps!
A trio of Sandhill Cranes feeding in a shallow pond
Mallards, paired up for the Spring
An immature Black-crowned Night Heron has an intense look as it watches something that caught it’s attention
Here’s a Sandhill Crane along with ducks along a trail in the bird sanctuary. Hoping for a handout from the passing people.
Linking to Wild Bird Wednesday