There has been some reports of good 'migrants' being seen in Port Charlotte, so Elaine and I made the trip this morning.
|As soon as we got unto the trail we heard the Black-bellied Whistling Ducks - one of them landed on this branch....|
|and repeated his symphony....perhaps....|
|with the purpose of engaging some lively communication with his peers...|
|before joining them in this lively interlude.|
|Eventually settling down while the Little Blue Heron watches on.|
|A Marsh Hare ... one of many.|
|A Blue Jay - quite the entertainer - while we watched he sang many different tunes.|
|One of two Purple Gallinules that we saw....|
|A view of "Ollie's Pond" in Port Charlotte. My E-Bird List while walking around the pond.|
On the way back we made a quick stop to Pennington Nature Park - also in Port Charlotte. This was a lovely shaded 3/4 mile trail....a bit late and hot by mid-late morning but definitely a place to visit again.
|An interesting and 'artful' dragonfly sealed the day. My E-Bird List for this trail.|