Yumi and I went to the Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary today, and saw tons of birds, including a couple of eagles up close. I left my DSLRs at home, the better to enjoy walking with my lovely wife, but ended up taking 458 photos with my wee Canon 520HS pocket cam!
Male Wood Duck
Male Wood Duck with a couple of females vying for attention
Female Wood Ducks duking it out
The Sandhill Cranes have become very accustomed to people over the last several years.
Crane feather closeup
They can be rather intimidating!
Love those curls!
Chickadees are bold and accustomed to hand feeding
This eagle was on the viewing tower and strangely unafraid of people
It sat there with lots of people coming up and down the tower
This American Coot appeared to be ill
Another bold eagle that allowed people to get within meters of it
Heron in the fading light
More lovely curls