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June 15, 2014 - Harlingen

 

Pat and Cheryle at Hugh Ramsey Park

 

Female Green Kingfisher at the Arroyo Colorado overlook

 

       

Three different Smoky Rubyspots, showing variability in the white on the wing.

 

Head-on shot

 

Curve-billed Thrasher

 

Buff-bellied Hummingbird that came to visit us at the feeder area.

 

I was wondering why Norma stopped in the middle of the left-turn lane!

 

Black-bellied Whistling Ducks leading their brood safely across Ed Carey Drive...

 

           

At Harlingen Lake Park, several Chimney Swifts were flying low over the water.

 

One of several Black-bellied Whistling Ducks behind the fence.

 

The Enforcer... (Neotropic Cormorant)

 

Over at Dixieland Park, a Yellow-crowned Night Heron keeps a wary eye on the photographer!

 

A curious Mexican Ground Squirrel comes over to investigate...

 

Neotropic Cormorant

 

Meanwhile, the night heron has caught a crawdad!

 

The crawdad puts up a good fight...

 

   

...but it's no match for a hungry heron!

 

...and down it goes!

 

"That was pretty good--any more out there??"

 

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