The official start of summer hasn’t yet arrived, but those of you struggling through record-setting spikes in temperature may be in no mood for such technicalities. As far as birds are concerned, summer (or winter depending on where you live) has already set in. No longer on the move, most birds in the Northern Hemisphere are busily propagating their species. What are you busy with? More important, what will you be doing this weekend and will you be birding? Share your plans in the comments below.
I’m continuing to monitor the bird action here on the southern side of Lake Ontario. Corey continues to watch birds from a south Jersey picket line, but maybe, just maybe, he’ll have a real outing at some point.
Whatever your plans this weekend, make time to enjoy SkyWatch Friday. Also be sure to come back Monday to share your best bird of the weekend!
Check out the golden sun shining on the Caspian Sea as Black-necked Grebes frolic in the surf!
Beautiful photo, the lighting is wonderfully captured
Thanks for sharing with SWF
Wonderful photo!I love to be by the Sea!
What a beautiful capture.
Your photo screams frolic! Love the little heads bobbing along; perhaps a break from the routine? Nicely done.
My Skywatch Friday
This is the perfect picture!
If you visit, please go to my home page and scroll down a couple of posts; I really think that you will enjoy the seagulls on the pier in Coos Bay, Oregon photos that I posted the other day.
Have a great weekend,
oh I love the splash of the sea…so lovely. I’m so looking forward to going to the shore with my family in a few weeks!
Very cool image- how I would love to bird the Caspian Sea just to say that I did it! However, this weekend, I will be much further south and west as I do some surveys at the Nueva Luna lodge near La Fortuna, Costa Rica. The foothill forests of that area are fairly intact and underbirded so I am looking forward to it. I just hope it doesn’t rain the entire time.
Wonderful wave action in a fascinating light!
Beautiful ocean scene. Love all the “frothy” white waves. Mickie 🙂
My best bird of the weekend is a yellow crowned night heron. The bird has been hanging out on our dock & lawn (fort Lauderdale, FL) and just now I was able to watch this beautiful creature swallow what I believe was a large land crab. The heron did this in several stages; holding the wiggling crab in it’s mouth, trying to position it correctly to swallow and then dropping it on the ground several times before finally swallowing it whole.