The old, but well worth seeing again:
|Yes, we see you!|
|The great blue heron is a beautiful bird ...|
|... with horrible feet. Needs a manicure.|
|Caught with his mouth open. He was making an odd squeaking sound, like a rusty door hinge. I've never heard a heron do that before.|
|He didn't like it when I imitated him. "Impertinent human!" I think he said.|
And four more spectacular wings, a tad smaller:
|Updated: Eight-spotted skimmer. Thank you, Sara!|
We tracked a red meadowhawk through the tall grasses, but it was far too fast for us. It was the first time I'd seen one in Cougar Creek.
New doings, new finds at CC, next.