On April 27th , Beatty was windy. This Great Egret takes a back to the wind strategy.(Parker Ranch) Contact the Nature Conservancy for access.
|A Long-billed Dowitcher at Spicer Ranch|
|A Black-necked Stilt|
|and 5-6 Spotted Sandpipers|
|A male Ring-necked Duck, I always thought they should be called Ring-billed Duck|
|Spotted Sandpiper teeter totters constantly bobbing the tail up and down|
|A female Ruddy Duck|
|A male Ruddy Duck from across the pond|
Several female Yellow-headed Blackbirds rested in the upper pond as well. This one was pretty cooperative. She didn;t seem to mind posing on a windy day.
|Pacific Chorus Tree Frog|
|A silent House Wren explored the boardwalk area at Torrance Ranch|
The female Northern Harrier still incubates 4 eggs.
|Northern Harrier Eggs|
|male Northern Harrier (Torrance Ranch)|
|The female Black-chinned Hummingbird incubates too. Torrance Ranch|