I have to admit, I didn't think it would be this hard to get quality pics in April, but lots of North winds have had me scuffling.
We had some decent looks at Yellow-throated Warbler at Kesling, definitely the best shots I've obtained of them, but still room for improvement.
Earlier in the week some Blue-winged teal were hanging out in a local retention pond. This was the first time I've seen blue-wings do anything beside swim around. The males did some displaying, rocking their heads back and forth and giving a hoarse Daffy Duck like quack. The males would fly at each other at times even though they were all paired up with females.
This is Celendine poppy, a fairly showy native that I've found in only 2 places in the county (there's surely more). All the "celendine" around my house is the introduced stuff, much less impressive than thte real thing:
Sandpiper, Upland), here's another one: