Time to launch the canoes! The water was calm, and we slowly paddled around Pickering Creek observing the many grasses and tree skeletons that sometimes hid the numerous Great Blue Herons.
|At times we would paddle right next to a Great Blue Heron without realizing it. We also observed a Green Heron, Barn Swallows, Turkey and Black Vultures, and an Eastern Kingbird.|
|Samantha enjoying the quiet waters|
|One of the two Ospreys that kept circling us.|