Salton Sea Shorebirds~

Some beautiful photos of wintering waterfowl – thanks for sharing, Cindy!
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Snowy Egret hunting for dinner,

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plunges his beak,
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and pulls out a fish!
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Night Herons, White Faced Ibis, Snowy Egrets and Great White Herons, block my path!

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424 different bird species have been identified at The Salton Sea, including this handsome Snowy Egret with striped stocking legs.
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The placid Black Bellied Plover eats bugs in the sand,
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while White Pelicans lumber off as I near.
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They soon skid back,
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flashing irked looks my way!
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Great Blue Herons watch as if saying, ā€œIā€™m a very big bird, you better be careful, if you come my way!ā€
Cheers to you from the wintering shorebirds at The Salton Sea~

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. cindy knoke
    Dec 28, 2016 @ 12:41:24

    Happiest New Year to you my friend. You brighten my life and the birdies thank you too!

    • sepultura13
      Dec 28, 2016 @ 21:57:10

      Thank you kindly, my friend – and cheers! I hope that the New Year is good to you and yours, and all of the critters in the Holler.
      *HUGS*
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  2. EclecticMusicLover
    Jan 01, 2017 @ 17:08:53

    I live about 30 miles north of the Salton Sea. Great photos!

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