Photos and videos

Photos

Click here to see an album with full sized photos. April 2024 

Moon over the south lake just before sunrise. (Tana Tesdall, 4/4/24)

An adult Bald Eagle chases after an Osprey, with the hope of getting the Osprey to either drop the fish or to outright steal it.  Both flew off before I could see the outcome. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 4/9/24)

Two Lesser Yellowlegs got into a bit of a scuffle on pond F. (Tana Tesdall, 4/13/24)

Two Lesser Yellowlegs got into a bit of a scuffle on pond F. (Tana Tesdall, 4/13/24)

Another gorgeous sunset over the south lake. (Tonya Moore, 4/9/14)

Another gorgeous sunset over the south lake. (Tonya Moore, 4/9/14)

Another gorgeous sunset over the south loop. (Tonya Moore, 4/9/14)

Canada Goose at Pond P  (Greg Courtney, 3/16/2024)

“Portrait” of a Canada Goose at Pond J  (Greg Courtney, 3/19/2024)

Canada Goose in the morning light at South Lake  (Greg Courtney, 3/16/2024)

Canada Goose stretching its wings at South Lake  (Greg Courtney, 3/23/2024)

Canada Goose taking a bath in South Lake  (Greg Courtney, 3/23/2024)

A Red-Winged Blackbird chases a Killdeer while a Lesser Yellowlegs wonders what all the fuss is about. (Tana Tesdall, 4/13/24)

A male Yellow-bellied Sapsucker was found at the bluff.  This species is migrating through our area. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 4/9/24)

An Osprey flies over the upland trail with a freshly caught fish. (Tana Tesdall, 4/13/24)

A Northern Leopard Frog has been found two days in a row at the NW corner of the north lake's west bay. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 4/9/24)

Yellow-rumped Warblers are the first to pass through our area.  The vast majority are of the "Myrtle's" form (white throat).  The "Audubon's" form (yellow throat) are mostly found out west. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 4/8/24)

This Ruby-crowned Kinglet is not agitated as the ruby feathers in the crown are not visible. (Wolf. Oesterreich, 4/8/24)

A Red Winged Blackbird sings at sunrise by pond M. (Tana Tesdall, 4/11/24)

Sunrise over a calm South Lake (Greg Courtney, 3/28/2024)

A Kestrel sits in a tree near the Medicine Wheel. (Tana Tesdall, 4/10/24)

Videos

Video of the Week: I think we can all relate to this poor North American Beaver struggling to get up over the weir. I'm happy to say that, even though I don't have any video of the successful attempt, the following video shows the beaver on top of the weir.



Bonus video: The compliation video shown at the Friends of Ada Hayden Heritage Park annual meeting.