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March 31, 2013 - Estero Llano Grande SP
An Opossum scampers across one of the park host's yards back in the Tropical Zone
A Blue-headed Vireo sings a tentative song in the Tropical Zone, accompanied by Golden-fronted Woodpeckers.
Black-crested Titmouse near the VC feeders
Two Neotropic Cormorants (immature left, adult right) share a log at Ibis Pond.
Despite having all four toes webbed, their feet are great at grasping branches!
Subadult Roseate Spoonbill along the aptly named Spoonbill Trail, along with a Black-necked Stilt.
Mottled Duck (with Black-necked Stilt on left, and a female Green-winged Teal on right)
Stilt Sandpipers (and a couple of Long-billed Dowitchers) snooze along the shore.
Some of the Stilt Sandpipers are just starting to show their breeding colors, like the bird on the left.
Similar in pattern, the Long-billed Dowitcher is larger, heavier, and has a longer, straighter bill.
Three members of the huge flock of Fulvous Whistling Ducks on Dowitcher Pond.
At Alligator Lake, Ranger John tries to help a visitor from Montreal identify some wetland flowers!
Thornscrub habitat of the Camino de Aves Trail (look hard for the little bridge mentioned next...)
A Couch's Kingbird calls from an exposed branch.
Stern-looking Great Kiskadee on the bridge crossing the little creek
The lovely Mesquite-lined "Back Trail"
Cactus flower (Beavertail?)
Checkered White on ????
White Peacock back at the VC
Laviana White Skipper in the parking lot
Female Familiar Bluet
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