I’ve been discovering a lot of local wildlife, specifically birds! I live in an area where many birds pass through while migrating, I’ve seen some species I never even knew existed! It’s been pretty amazing! I haven’t taken my camera with me on all of my excursions, but the times I have, I’ve always seen something picture worthy! I’m super excited to share some images of new and familiar wildlife with you!
On a few days, there was this eerie misty fog in the air. It seemed almost surreal, but made everything look extra beautiful! Perhaps it was a result of the warm sun and the cool air mixing together? It’s the first time I really noticed and appreciated this phenomenon!
I said I saw some birds, right? Ok, here are a few birds that are new to me:
The Bufflehead’s are a small diving duck. They are so comical and amazing to watch. I believe they will be around all winter, since they come to this area for Migration and Breeding. I will feature pictures of them diving in another post – it’s pretty cool!
Now for some more familiar birds…
The next few images belong in a series and tell the story of a Mallard Duck taking a bath. Enjoy…
It is very common to see the scene above. I call it “bottoms up”. The geese, swans and ducks do this to reach under the water for food. It’s comical!
I often come here to explore wildlife. I always discover something new or am shown something I never noticed before. It’s been extremely rewarding and good for reducing pandemic anxiety!
I hope you have enjoyed viewing these images!