Today turned out to be bird day at Piedmont Park. Actually, it’s been Bird Week.
The most exciting was this green heron (Butorides virescens), which we saw along with the usual assortment of ducks, some Canada Geese, and one huge great blue heron (looked bigger than the usual one). And robins, grackles, sparrows—all the urban-tolerant types….
Earlier this week we saw a pair of chickens busily foraging under leaves. Go figure.