Saturday, August 1, 2015

Oatka Creek Park • August 1

Barn Swallow

Barn Swallows

Barn Swallow

Monarch

Monarch

Green Frog

Green Frog

Eastern Meadowlark. Yes, the picture is terribly overexposed and otherwise poor. However, this is the first meadowlark I’ve ever had in the park!

Eastern Meadowlark. Yes, the picture is terribly overexposed and otherwise poor. However, this is the first meadowlark I’ve ever had in the park!

Giant Swallowtail

Indigo Bunting

Indigo Bunting

Northern Rough-winged Swallows and Tree Swallows over Oatka Creek. There are 148 birds in this picture. (Yes, I counted.) This is just *part* of the flock feeding on the insects over the creek.

Link to video of swallows flying about: http://youtu.be/AwmOkiTGajU