Bobolink (song only)
Northern Cardinal (song only)
I think the highlight of the morning walk was watching the Barn Swallows collect nesting material in an area where there is water for the Belties. There is a muddy patch there, and the Barn Swallows kept flying in there and pulling roots out of the mud and carrying them off. I wonder where they are building their nests? I'll try to keep an eye out.
#24 (I think)
still looking beautiful!
(watching over the parking lot)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (one of several seen)
Female Dot-Tailed Whiteface Dragonfly
Meanwhile, back at home, an industrious House Wren has decided that one of my old, dilapidated birdhouses was worth fixing up, even after a squirrel widened the opening.
That looks like quite a large nest for such a small bird!