This painted turtle rose up out of the seed-strewn edge of Bath Pond for some fresh air.
First time I’ve photographed or identified this butterfly. Interesting colors, with the underwing slate-gray to almost white with black spots, while the topside is the name-sake “bronze copper” with stronger orange at the edges of the hind wing.
A nice capture of this handsome bird.
The Trumpeter Swans nesting at Bath Nature Preserve have hatched three cygnets!
Flycatchers are some of the hardest birds to identify because many of them look quite similar. Least Flycatcher is set apart by the white eyering, which is not a common feature with flycatchers.
I added a lot of new “life-bird” warblers during spring migration this year! Here are some high-lights.
I added some reach to my Pentax with a new 1.4x HD Rear Converter. Here are some of the results.
These birds are notoriously difficult to photograph, and this is one of the few I’ve made which is at least “decent” and manages to capture the crown.
I was able to observe and photograph a Common Gallinule at Bath Nature Preserve over a period of several days. This was the first time anyone has recorded an observation of a Gallinule at Bath with eBird.
Or “Morning Rabbit.” I can’t decide.