The ospreys have returned from South America – welcome home.

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One year old bald eagle looking fierce in the morning light.

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A very cold eastern bluebird, who like me, was wondering where the warm weather went.

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Great blue heron stalking through the shoreline bushes.

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Belted kingfisher surveying the waters for his next fish.

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The small pied-billed grebe is named after the way the black ring bisects his beak.

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The morning light illuminates this Bonaparte’s gull.

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WALK3822 kingfisher wings sun trapped 2014

I had not set the proper shutter speed to catch a sharp image of this kingfisher.
Yet I liked how my error softened the dawn’s glow in the bird’s wings.

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Male belted kingfisher a split second after launch toward the pond and a fresh fish.