An Osprey at Parker River NWR.
very tiny, pale peep. small flock foraging near SEPL and PIPL
with a larger unkn peep to the right.
8-12 fledgled youngsters still being fed by adults.
Male, feeding on berries in the Pines Loop
orange flanks on tail feathers is distinctive
believe these are the same 2 that were fledged this year; pair were observed earlier on the platform calling for food, then seen later flying together.
10 observed on purple loosestrife around the maintenance buildings
3 in the Salt Pannes area
On the right.
On the left.
Swallow numbers are building, with hundreds visible at once. By the first week in September, thousands will be on the refuge as they prepare the head south.