The interesting thing about migration is that it really does go in an orderly fashion. First the Yellowlegs show up, then the Gull Billed Terns and Least Sandpipers and today the Black Terns and some Dowitchers had joined the group. Within the next month or two Palm Beach County will have upwards of 20 species of Shorebirds make their way through. We will also have half a dozen different species of Swallows migrate through and the Warblers have already started showing up at Green Cay and other locales.
Black Terns were a new year bird so that was exciting. I also bumped into my good friend Carl Edwards and met for the first time Chuck Weber. Carl and Chuck are both excellent birders and I enjoyed a nice morning of interesting conversation and wonderful birds. The Black Terns are really cool at this time of the year as they are in various stages of molt with some being all black and others (like this one) who are already finished.
Todays weather was interesting as there were quite a few showers around but it still was mostly blue skies. We had one quickie shower go by and as it went away it produced this wonderful double rainbow.
Just as I was shooting the rainbow a pair of Terns flew right towards us so I quickly switched lenses and caught them right as they passed through.
I showed Carl where the Cliff Swallows are nesting and we also checked out the sod fields nearby. It turned out to be a wonderful morning and just reminds me that no matter how busy we seem to be Mother Nature is going to keep right on moving along. Seasons wait for no man so we need to remember where are priorities are live every day till its fullest.
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