Thursday, January 28, 2010

Double-crested Cormorant

Since the Cormorant does not have waterproof feathers like most water birds, they must periodically perch, spread their wings and dry their feathers.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Horned Grebe

visiting South Carolina from breeding grounds in Canada.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

January Butterfly

This tattered Painted Lady butterfly appeared in the yard on Friday. Very unusual for this time of year. I would love know its migration story.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Saturday, January 09, 2010

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Ruddy Turnstones

These Ruddy Turnstones were observed at the jetty at Huntington Beach State Park.