The pair of Piping Plovers that nested (verified by legbands) on Stearns Beach last year have returned. I spotted them on Monday at the north pier of Ludington Harbor.
|And there she goes.|
|A confrontation ensues|
|Starts with a jab|
|then quickly escalates|
|I lost track of who's who at this point|
|This guy concedes.|
My wife spotted a Baltimore Oriole sipping at the hummingbird feeder this morning. A few minutes later it returned and I fired off three shots before I had a chance to check camera settings. This resulted in blurry overexposed images taken at 1/15 of a second. I reset the camera to more acceptable settings but the Oriole did not return.