Mallard Duck sheparding her two ducklings through the shallows of Talbert Lake
Pied-billed Grebe with a fish.
Juvenile Black-crowned Night-heron
The night-heron is sitting at the water's edge of Talbert lake
Great Egret feeding it's chick.
To exchange food, the chick grasps the parent's bill in its own. With large chicks like this one, the chicks seem to insist on a tug of war when the parent tries to withdraw.
Great Egret feeding its chick.
Great Egret feeding its chick
Juvenile Red-shouldered Hawk Perching on a branch.
Immature American Coot foraging by Lake Huntington.
Downy Woodpecker still wet from the mornining dew.
The Phoebe was perched on a short stump sticking out of the water Talbert Lake.
Female Bushtit foraging amongst low bushes.
House Wren sqawking from a low branch.
House Wren that was chiding me from a low branch.
American Robin foraging on the ground below an Eucalyptus Tree.
Female Western Bluebird
Male Common Yellowthroat perching in the California Bulrushes on the edges of Talbert Lake
Orange-crowned Warbler with a fledged chick perching in an Eucalyptus Tree
Yellow Warbler feeding a pair of Brown-headed Cowbird Chicks
This was a very busy warbler, it was feeding three cowbird chicks, with no sign of any warbler chicks.
The Yellow Warbler on the ground with one of the three Brown-headed Cowbird chicks. This shot clearly shows the disparaty in size.
A Black Phoebe that appeared to be buzzing a Brown-headed Cowbird Chick. The chick didn't react so the phoebe may have simply been chasing an insect.
Damp Song Sparrow fluffing its feathers to dry.
Juvenile Hooded Oriole perching in the branches of an Eucalyptus tree.
Male Red-Winged Blackbird with dirty feet.
This guy appears to have been playing in the mud at his previous stop.
Male Red-winged Blackbird foraging in the drying Talbert Lake lakebed
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