Feb 142014
 
Double-crested Cormorant - Congregating

There were a lot of Double-crested Cormorants on White Rock Lake on this warm mid-January morning. Also in the mix were a number of other waterfowl, with the American White Pelican and Ring-billed Gull most notably represented in the photographs below. Wikipedia describes the Double-crested Cormorant in this way: The Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is

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Feb 142014
 
Spotted Sandpiper - Concrete Beach

This Spotted Sandpiper was photographed as he foraged along the base of White Rock Lake Dam in Dallas, Texas. Wikipedia has this to say about the Spotted Sandpiper: Adults have short yellowish legs and an orange bill with a dark tip. The body is brown on top and white underneath with black spots. Non-breeding birds,

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