Herons, ducks, and geese gather along the shores and on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay.
A Great Blue Heron has caught a fish to eat.
Who is this?
Domesticated geese are not native to this area. They are from Europe and Asia. The geese probably escaped from a farm and now lives here.
Look for American coots spread out in a flock on the water from November to March.
Mallard ducks are searching for seeds, snails, insects, and small fish to eat.
A Ring-billed gull drops a clam in hopes of breaking it open to eat.
Canada geese often nest along the banks of the Bay.
The Canvasback duck spends the winter on the Bay, flying here from its summer home in the North American prairies.
Watch for birds throughout the year feeding, nesting, migrating and wintering on our Bay.