Friday, July 27, 2012

Oatka Creek Park • July 15

Barn Swallow. This is a young bird who hasn't yet grown that long forked tail of an adult.

Brown Thrasher. This bird's eyes are still more gray than yellow, though a hint of dark yellow is suggested. It was certainly acting like a juvenile as it tried to get a good look at me without being seen itself. It clearly had not yet developed the skulking, secretive skills of an adult!