I went to a marsh today to see if I could see some birds. I know what you're thinking. This isn't a bird. It's a muskrat! (At least I think it's a muskrat. I don't know that I could tell a muskrat from a marmot without a better look at the tail.)
Mostly, I was too early for many migratory or nesting birds. I did see a few scattered pairs of Sandhill cranes. I saw my first Bufflehead. I saw a few Common Goldeneye.
I saw lots of Red-winged Blackbirds, LBJs, a couple raptors (Redtail, I think, and a Northern Harrier), and lots of these:
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