Friday, November 10, 2017

Fall and Migrating Waterfowl


Recently on Lake Kittamaqundi...

Buffleheads

Male bufflehead

Cloudless sulphur in a late warm spell

Sleeping female gadwalls with male mallard

American coot (mallards in background)

Waterfowl bathing in the rain: male mallards; coots; female gadwall



Friday, November 3, 2017

Font Hill Wetland Park


Here are some scenes yesterday and recently at this regional park -- situated between Centennial Lane and Font Hill Drive in Ellicott City. Above is the main pond.

young male belted kingfisher

bluebird and chipping sparrow share a branch





a very young buck not budging from something good

red-shouldered hawk perching by the path

black vulture