The shorebirds are beginning to flock together, even as the summer songbirds are still plentiful. With the blue skies and bright sunshine, it was a wonderful day to spend at my favorite national wildlife refuge!
The Goldfinches were as plentiful as I’ve ever seen them, all chowing down on all the seeds and thistles.
The Terns are losing their summer breeding plumages…
… although they are very, very plentiful.
The Blue Grosbeak was perched on a holly tree.
This stunning female Orchard Oriole posed long enough for this one photo.
While this Great Egret was showing off his fine attire!