The weekends have been busy for me lately so, with the Easter long weekend helping me out, last Monday was the first time in a while that other obligations didn't trump the totally normal urge to get up at 6am and put on long underwear in April to go look for birds.
|Look at those horns!|
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|A bronzy Grackle poses near the parking lot|
|A pair of Tree Swallows taking a break|
|While I sat waiting for the Horned Grebe to surface from a dive, this female Robin foraged nearby|
|Those are some jowls Richard Nixon would be proud of|
|A Red-necked Grebe (perhaps one that will breed right here at Col. Sam's) with a pair of Horned Grebes in the background|