Yesterday, Michelle and I went to Jackson Bottom Wetlands to scout for some first of year birds. We weren't disappointed! We identified 51 species and suspect at few other species. It was a little foggy at first, but it burned off pretty quickly. Hope you enjoy the photos. A list of birds we saw is at the end of this post.
2 adult Bald Eagles flew right over our heads as we were making our way through the area.
This was a very friendly Song Sparrow that decided to investigate our intentions a little closer.
A Belted Kingfisher scanning for some breakfast.
We saw quite a few Fox Sparrows in our travels around the wetland.
Also plentiful were the Bewick's Wren.
A flock of Dunlin at one of the ponds. The were very well camouflaged.
One of our favorite birds is the White-Breasted Nuthatch. He was just slowly working his way around this tree.