This morning, the rain garden at Newburgh Pointe at Edward Hines Park along the Rouge River was busy with American Goldfinches flitting amongst the shrubs, milkweeds, and thistles gathering seeds for their nests and young. Continue reading Photo of the Week: Newburgh Pointe Rain Garden
It was a gray cloudy day when I reached Seney National Wildlife Refuge in the Upper Peninsula (UP) of Michigan over Memorial Day weekend. Very few people were at the refuge; the refuge opened May 15 and it’s still early in the season for visitors. Continue reading Photo of the Week: Bald Eagle at Seney National Wildlife Refuge
At the end of an amazing day of birding at Magee Marsh, I had the pleasure of seeing the short, stocky Green Heron poised on a log in the water, searching for food.
He crouched close to the log and moved slowly as he peered into the water. I wasn’t surprised when he quickly darted to spear a small fish with his bill and gobble it up.