Look at that sky!
Baltimore Oriole, securing its woven nest
My favorite tree, greening up!
Had to check the Mute Swan nest. Still incubating.
Love the early morning light...
I had no plans to go birding after work, but I felt compelled to and ended up at Westboro WMA.
Love the evening light!
One-Flowered Cancer Root
Its single flower tops a slender, pale, leafless stalk. It is an annual parasitic herb, tapping its feeder roots into many different species of plants. I was very excited to find it, because I knew it was a plant that I had not seen before, and I hoped, hoped, hoped it was a native species. It was! (I may have to go back and try for a better photo when the flowers are more open.)
American Redstart (female) with a fresh worm
What a beauty (same bird)!
This species strikes me as being very curious.
Again, what a beauty!
And I closed out the walk enjoying the lovely evening light shining through the trees next to my parked car: