First of Season Warblers at CBBR!

August 19, 2011 - The juvenile Little Blue Heron that hangs out near the "Four Corners" intersection has almost completed his molt into his adult plumage.  I spotted him as he caught a bug for his breakfast.... Bird Species List (30 total): Anhinga, Bald Eagle, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Boat-tailed Grackle, Common Moorhen, Double-Crested Cormorant,…... Read more

You Know it’s Springtime at Circle B Bar Reserve if…

February 20, 2011 - When he emerged, I got one lucky shot: Little Blue Heron It really was a good morning for little birds.... King Rail Species List: American Bittern, American Coot, American Goldfinch, American Robin, Anhinga, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Black Vulture, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Blue-winged Teal, Boat-tailed Grackle, Cattle Egret,…... Read more

Little Blue Heron

Chased by an Otter at the Circle B Bar Reserve

December 4, 2010 - The Little Blue Herons are especially easy to startle.... Little Blue Heron I was surprised to find this Turkey Vulture just standing quietly on the ground, poking at some flowers.... Species list: Anhinga, American Bittern, American Coot, American Goldfinch, Belted Kingfisher, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Black Vulture, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Blue-Winged Teal,…... Read more

…and a Dragonfly for Dessert

September 17, 2010 - We went pond-hopping on our walk tonight, and saw a Little Blue Heron in each.... Little Blue Heron with Dragonfly He tossed it around for a few seconds before doing the last gulp.... Little Blue Heron with Dragonfly... Read more

Baby Birds at the Circle B Bar Reserve

June 20, 2010 - Sand Hill Crane While we followed the cranes, I noticed this Little Blue Heron fishing for his breakfast.  He made such a fuss while he chased and dove!  I'm surprised he was able to catch anything, given that he announced himself so clearly.  But he caught fish after fish.... Little…... Read more