My Monday morning earlier this week got off to a wonderful start in the fog at Village Creek Drying Beds. But I was feeling greedy, so I wasn't content to call it a day. Instead I hopped right next door to River Legacy Parks to see what I could see there.
Northern Mockingbird perched right by the trail and let me get quite close.
yaupon tree, and I couldn't resist the chance to shoot the bird among the bright red berries.
fox squirrel, contentedly snacking in a tree.
beaver! The first I'd ever seen in the wild, actually. I couldn't get as close as I would have liked because of, you know, the river. But I'm still pretty pleased with this effort.
Red-Shouldered Hawk scanning the terrain.
Extending my outing turned out to be a great decision. Going from foggy landscapes to brightly lit wildlife was like two photo trips for the price of one!