I liked the symmetry of how these Goldfinches were perched:
Before I returned home for the evening, I went over to Whimsy Pond for a bit to see what birds might be around. No kingfishers or mergansers in sight this time around, but I did get the chance to photograph a bunch of birds skimming over the surface of the pond. I know there are definitely some swallows in the mix, but I wasn't entirely certain about all of them—including the bird in this first photo:
Definitely a Barn Swallow here:
Again, no idea on this one:
Two ships passing in the
A few of my shots even ended up being in focus:
Looking at all the dimples on the water's surface, you'd think it was raining when I took this shot. But as the reflection indicates, there were blue skies overhead. So I can only figure that they were caused by emerging insects instead:
Finally, a reflection I thought looked kinda nice.