Jamaica Bay

I can’t resist this place.  Please forgive my indulgence in honoring a very old monarch butterfly as she lays her last eggs.  Her quest took her from Angangueo, Mexico to New York City, a trip of more than 2,645 miles!!  Try doing that when you are old.

Monarch Butterfly at Jamaica Bay, New York


A mother's love, just a bit early for Mother's Day


And the Piece de Resistance, yellow crowned night heron at Big John's Pond

Yellow crowned night heron

Yup, there s/he is

Wren keeping house at the visitor's center

Gray catbird