Local Birds – Special Time

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) with Goslings
Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Sacramento, CA; MAY 2020

In the past 2 weeks, I have been able to get back to some of my familiar trails along the American River. It was a great time to get out because there are baby birds and there are males in their breeding plumage, all of which make this time of year special.

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Snowy Egret (Egretta Thula)
Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Sacramento, CA; MAY 2020
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) with Ducklings
Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Sacramento, CA; MAY 2020
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)
Sailor Bar, American R
iver Parkway, Fair Oaks, CA; MAY 2020
Female Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)
Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Sacramento, CA; MAY 2020
Male Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)
Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Sacramento, CA; MAY 2020
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)
Sailor Bar, American River Parkway, Fair Oaks, CA; MAY 2020
Wood Ducks (Aix sponsa)
Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Sacramento, CA; MAY 2020

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