We had about 10 participants on this frigid morning for the Great Backyard Bird Count. Due to the overnight freeze, which made some areas slippery, we opted for safety and stayed on the main roads and clear paths, which limited the areas we could access.
As people arrived, Angie Co spotted an adult Bald Eagle soaring over the lullwater, likely the same one frequently observed in the park. After about two hours, the cold prompted us to conclude a bit earlier than planned. However, as we were leaving, we received news that the Rufous Hummingbird had reappeared. A few of us that were left were fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of it before departing.
Here is our checklist:
Camille Pissarro,19th c artist, father of Impressionism