Bayou Meto springtime

Barn Swallows

Barn Swallows

I typically visit the Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area in the fall and winter — never spring and summer. I broke tradition this year by taking a late afternoon drive through the area with Izzie. Boy, was I glad I did. There were Barn Swallows, Dickcissels and Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds at the Halowell Reservoir while Indigo Buntings and Blue Grosbeaks lined the roads leading to and from the reservoir. Overall, it was a pretty drive with a gorgeous sunset (see the last pictures).

Barn Swallow2

Barn Swallow

Blue Grosbeak, Female1

female Blue Grosbeak

Blue Grosbeak, male

male Blue Grosbeak

Dickcissel, pair

A pair of Dickcissel


Goose, Snow and Greater White-fronted

Geese — a snow and a greater white-fronted — that each had a drooping wing.


Indigo Bunting

Indigo Bunting

RT Hummingbird1

female Ruby-throated Hummingbird

RT Hummingbird2

male Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Sandpiper, Spotted1

Spotted Sandpiper



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