It was sunny, so time was spent wandering. The pictures are in the order they were taken.
The first shot of the day was a muskrat.
Then came a Wild Turkey in display with a female indicating a willingness.
There were many wild ducks seen, but the only I took notice of was the Cinnamon Teal.
A number of types of swallows were photographed, but the only spectacular picture was a Tree Swallow. This male had just fed a female in a nest box.
The first bear that was seen was a black bear with two brown cubs up a tree.
Probably the highlight was two fighting Turkey Vultures fighting over a female. They went at it for about 2 minutes. One male arrived with her, and one left with her, but I could not tell them apart and so it is not clear if she left with the original male or not.
Then there was another female black bear.
And it’s cub.
Loved the pictures
I continue to enjoy all of your photos, Alastair! Quite different wildlife than
I see here in Victoria. Very damp here at the moment, so even the birds have slowed down today.
It was a very good day! I especially like seeing the bear cubs up the tree!
Wonderful photos – especially the cinnamon teal which I have never seen
Wonderful photos Alistair!
They are Beautiful!
A good day for the likes of you, Alistair, would be a red-letter day for the likes of me. Thanks for sharing.
It’s a treat to be able to see your photos. Thanks.
I too would be glad to see the cubs up a tree (or with mama) as then I would know that I wasn’t between them and mama bear! A rather eventful day indeed! Is that the same Trevor I see looking through a lens?