I went to Swan Lake this morning, then took a quick walk around Totem Park before picking Rowan up from preschool. Weather: Mostly cloudy with a little bit of sun this morning. Winds were calm. Birds: At Swan Lake I saw two American Coots, a Cackling Goose, several scaups, probably some Ring-necked Ducks, and (the … Read more
Today’s photos come from a morning primarily from a stop by Swan Lake. A little later I went to Totem Park and took a picture of the shorebirds on Sage Rock.
When I first arrived on the penninsula at Swan Lake this morning, it seemed pretty quiet. The usual crowd of domestic Mallards and followers were down near the outlet stream, and there were just a few Mallards on the penninsula. These seemed unusually flighty, or perhaps my mood was such that I seemed more threatening … Read more