南の猫の里帰り雑記

29年ぶりに帰国して3年日本にいたけどNZに里帰り

別所沼公園の鳥: Birds at and around Bessho Pond Park

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夏羽移行中のユリカモメ。これから北部へ渡航

子育て予定。海なし県埼玉でも湖があると来てくれるらしい。

A black-headed gull, changing its head color to black, getting

ready for summer. Planning to go north to have a family.

Even though there is no ocean in Saitama prefecture,

they pay a visit or two for its lakes.

 

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キンクロハジロ夫婦。冠羽に黄色い目、

黒白ツートンカラーの旦那さん。奥さんは慎ましやかに

茶羽、嘴にさりげなく白いまだらの化粧付き。

A couple of Tufted duck. The husband has a showy crown,

yellow eyes with two-toned black and white body. The wife

is modest looking with brown feathers, but her bill

has specks of white.

 

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白いほっぺに黒いネクタイのシジュウカラ

咥えているのはスズメバチかも。

A titmouse has white cheeks and a black tie.

Looks like it caught a huge hornet.