Thursday, April 9, 2015

Birds at Etang Laborde March 2015

Little blue heron  Egretta caerulea
Here are photos of birds we saw at Etang Laborde in March 2015.  Thanks to Pastor Sean for identifying the Stilt Sandpipers (Calidris himantopus)!

Snowy egret Egretta thula
Snowy egret Egretta thula

Great egret Ardea alba
Great blue heron Ardea herodias
Green heron Butorides virescens

Common gallinule Gallinula galeata

Stilt Sandpipers (Calidris himantopus)
Stilt Sandpipers (Calidris himantopus)
Black-necked stilt Himantopus mexicanus
Pied-billed grebe Podilymbus podiceps
American kestrel Falco sparverius

This is from Etang Lachaux - fulvous whistling-duck Dendrocygna bicolor