Day 5 we went to Beaver Lake, specifically for the Bird Sanctuary but it was under construction! In a serious way that involved construction vehicles and trees crashing down! We did have a long walk around the lake and part of the sanctuary, and there were some shorebirds, Green Heron, Canada Geese, lots of Cedar Waxwings and Catbirds, a Ruby-throated Hummingbird, an adorable bunch of Mallard ducklings, etc... but I didn't end up with really any good photos at all! Catbird Wild strawberries. Awesome nest! House Wren
It's the season for wild blackberries! They are so delicious and fun to pick. I filled a pint today and there were still plenty left for this Catbird. There are lots of little creatures out there on the blackberry bushes.