American Avocet

Here is an American Avocet foraging in the shallow water and mud on the east end of the Stillin’ Basin at Lake Meredith’s Spring Canyon. Avocets are odd looking birds with their upturned bills, bright blue legs, black and white bodies and wings, and rusty heads and necks. This solitary bird is a bit unusual,…

A Curve-billed Thrasher and a Cactus Wren

I was out on Plum Creek Road in southeastern Moore Countyk a few weeks ago to take photos of the Cactus Wrens that are nesting there when a Curve-billed Thrasher dropped by. The Cactus Wren was in no mood for company and the two squabbled for several minutes before the thrasher moved on.

Snowy Egret

Here’s a series photos I took of a Snowy Egret hunting at Lake Meredith’s Bugbee Canyon. Most of the photos were taken one morning in early August but the last 3 photos were taken at the last of August. I don’t know if it was the same bird or not. Love the yellow feet.