Tag Archives: Greensboro Bog Garden

Beauty Preen

What a sight to behold!  I hadn’t seen much of the owls this past summer due to the Bog Garden’s lush summer foliage, but decided to have another look last month.  Once again, the female barred owl took advantage of … Continue reading

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All is Calm…

This female mallard couldn’t be bothered.  The nest is empty – her ducklings have been on their own for months, and her mate was still close by.  All is calm, all is bright.

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A Perfect Catch!

It all happened so fast!!!

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Found You!

His attempt at camouflage didn’t work!

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Juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron

Some more images of the other heron at the local Bog Garden – can’t wait to watch and see the transition to the adult colors!

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Spotlight on a Heron

Late summer sunrise over the Bog Garden lake.

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A Young, Handsome Black-Crowned Night Heron

Back to the Bog Garden watching this forager…  Juvenile black night herons are mostly brown, with heavy striping and pale spots, but as they grow towards the adult, plumage colors become more solid.  Prey includes small fish, crabs, crayfish, snakes, amphibians, … Continue reading

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Dirty Birds

Foraging mud ducks (aka mallards and an American black duck).

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Aware

The reason the owl looks like he’s judging you is because he is!

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Gettin’ Tired

The barred owls head for dreamland (1st 4 images are the female; last 2, the male).

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