Sanderling, Parker River NWR

Reminder: click on photos in the posts for a larger view.

Heat Slows Things Down

We are just coming out of our first official heat wave of the year. The birds tend to become less active while nesting and the heat has just made them even more scarce. But there are photo opportunities. I grabbed my canteen for hydration, went out early and got the following pictures. A Common YellowthroatContinue reading “Heat Slows Things Down”

June at Last…more

I split the photos from last week into two groups to keep the posts from getting really long. My last post focused on the woods and fields. Let’s go back to the water. I mentioned in my previous post that we had a long stretch of rainy, stormy weather. We spoke with a state biologistContinue reading “June at Last…more”

June at Last

There were two nice mornings in a row to start June off with some nice sightings. It had rained for three days before and we will have a heat wave coming after today’s rain. It looks like 4 or 5 days with temperatures above 90F (32C). The birds, the camera and I will definitely beContinue reading “June at Last”

Summer Residents Settling In

Our summer residents have begun settling in and starting their families. Here are a few of them. Least Terns nest in the dunes above the high tide mark. The males seem to be bringing in fish for the females on the nest. Two more nesting birds…a Red-bellied Woodpecker peeking out of her nest and anContinue reading “Summer Residents Settling In”


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  1. Nice action photos with beautiful detail and the ability to enlarge them for more detail. Nature keeps us centered. Glad you appreciate it too.


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