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Late-spring birding and botanizing

May 27, 2013 at 08:07 PM

The weather hasn’t been the greatest for getting outside this spring.

The turkey hunters could vouch for that. So could a few rain-soaked morel hunters.

Still, the cycles of the seasons keep on going, whether we are there to witness them or not.

Here are a few highlights from my trips outside between rain showers in the past few weeks.

The top photo shows a migrating palm warbler at Lincoln Memorial Gardens. The other pictures were taken at the Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary and Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area.

Indian paintbrush blooms on a hill prairie at Jim Edgar Panther Creek SFWA.

Wild hyacinth blooms at the Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary.

Blue flag iris

Eastern kingbird, one of the flycatchers.

Female and male red-winged blackbirds.

Blue-wing teal take flight.


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