Monday, Monday in Estabrook Park

It as a slow Monday morning at the pond. Just the pair of canada geese, 3 male mallards, and a pair of wood ducks on the water. The red-winged blackbird continued to evade a good photo op, but I did catch a female downy woodpecker.

The better show was yesterday afternoon when the sun came out. Long-time subscriber, Carolyn Bucior, alerted me to the presence of turtles sunning themselves, and by the time I got there, I found one by itself on one log and three lined up on another. In the close-up below, you can see the red “ear” that helps identify the red-eared slider.

Also, the little pied-billed grebe seemed to be drying himself out to get ready for a cool night.

As always, I try to curate the best pictures on flickr at

Published by Andrew Dressel

Theoretical and Applied Bicycle Mechanic

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