|Painted Lady Butterfly escaping with some Cluster Lily (Blue Dick) pollen|
|Ithuriel's Spears aka Wally-Baskets|
I found some Spoke Pods, which aren't exactly wildflowers, but they come up in the spring and sometimes they are pinkish. This batch I found are more whitish & rather like tiny flat flying saucers.
|Many hills are tinted with wildflowers now|
This pasture is pale yellow from 'Butter and Eggs'
|Butter and Eggs a bit closer|
|Tidy Tips are one of my favorites|
|Left to right...A pair of Mallards, a Killdeer (back to camera), |
then a nice grayish Greater Yellowlegs and a 2nd Killdeer
|That Burrowing Owl kept its disapproving yellow eyes on me|
Not quite as rare, but surely just as fun were a couple of Wild Turkey Toms, that were not the least bit tame. As soon as they spotted me, they took off running.
|Dang... did you see how BIG that human was? We could'da been a snack.|
|Common Goldeneyes who were also un-thrilled with my presence|
|My first Wood Ducks for the year. Hurrah!|