Osprey Hovering

I watched this Osprey cruising around the area I was in, trying to find itself a fish. As it got close to me it spotted something in the water and remained in place closely examining a spot below.  It did eventually dive but came up empty handed and flew away.

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Swamp Sparrow

Great Blue Heron and Snake

I found this optimistic Heron last week at the Celery Fields.  It flew off so I don’t know what the outcome was but I’ve seen Herons down similar size snakes before.

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Least Bittern

The look of intense concentration.  Not unlike me at the supermarket, walking past the chocolate display, trying to ignore the Roche truffles.

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Eastern Phoebe