At the wildlife refuge I managed to find another 4 bird species that I hadn’t seen yet this year. 🙂
Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to get any good photos of any of them!!! I stopped at a small pond to eat my lunch and that is where I spotted the Purple Martin. He was flying overhead fairly high up on his way off towards another pond.
Then, I saw a few birds fluttering around at one end of the pond. I thought that they were Tree Swallows, so I didn’t take a closer look. After a while, the birds started zipping around my end of the pond. That is when I really watched them and saw the way they quickly flapped their wings. I looked at the shape of their wings are realized that these were actually Chimney Swifts, which I had not seen yet this year!
I thought for…
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