The water level is down a bit, but it is still very popular with fishermen.
A killdeer sits in her gravel nest on the little island just offshore.
Fearing I may disturb her nest, she tries to draw me away.
She stops to see if I'm going to follow her away from the nest.
Click to enlarge. The plant obstructs the view a bit, but she moves
a couple more yards away, and then falls on the ground and turns
her feathers out to make it look like she has a broken wing.
The grey goose in background center behind the stick is a nearly grown
gosling from this spring's hatch. There were a couple others that the Canada
geese kept herding further into the grass away from me.
A very skittish and bashful nonbreeding Little Blue Heron.