China Goose trying to frighten us.
Green Heron Grooming.
Green Heron Posing.
Nutria swimming in the lake.
A Turtle wondering if it should take to the water.
Two Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks.
Now we're at the Texas City Dike. A flock of Brown Pelicans fights over a fisherman's offal.
A very pretty Common Tern.
Three Royal Terns.
A pair of Royal Terns in conversation ...
... or is this an argument?
An American Oyster Catcher.
We run across great flocks of baby Ruddy Turnstones.
Juvenile Ruddy Turnstone.
Another unexpected flock: American Avocets.
Lone male Avocet.
A juvenile or female Avocet thinks about taking flight.
Male Avocet struts. Distinctive blue legs.
A trio of American Avocets.
Another female (or juvenile) Avocet.
Male Avocet in profile.
Female (or Juvenile) Avocet running.
Pair of Avocets, male and female or juvenile.
Lone Female (or Juvenile) Avocet.
A running squadron of Avocets.
Two Black Skimmers.
A great flock of Black Skimmers.