Beautiful bird songs fill the air as songbirds are pairing up.
Winter resident ducks are seen in pairs, too.
Buffleheads, Ring-necked Ducks, and Scaups
Our young Black-crowned Night Heron has made it through the winter!
And a pair of American Pipits has been here all winter, too.
Many Short-eared Owls and Snowy Owls have not yet departed for their summer breeding grounds.
Red-tailed and Marsh Hawks are here year round and this is a wonderful time of year to observe their behaviors, before sparse vegetation turns lush with summer growth.
Fox and Coyotes have been busy mating; their kits and pups are born from mid-March-through May.
Bald Eagles in our area may begin laying eggs as early as February.
The Harbor Seal posse is seen nearly everyday. The highest count so far was 27!
A pair of sweet Snow Buntings has been here for several days, eating tiny seeds found on the ground.
Brant Geese are seen in small to large flocks before heading to the high Arctic tundra to breed.