A little Spring Cleaning!

20 Mar


This Western Grebe caught my eye at Elkhorn Slough last week.  It was swimming alone, although there was a large flock of Buffleheads nearby.  It looked lonely but then . . .


I realized that maybe it was looking for some alone time.


Taking care of a little personal grooming without comments from the peanut gallery.


A thorough cleaning . . . Grebe style!


It’s Spring after all and a Grebe has to look her best.  His best?  Its best?


Ahhhhh, so much better!

Happy Spring, everyone!

2 Responses to “A little Spring Cleaning!”

  1. MaineBirder 20 March, 2009 at 7:14 am #

    Happy Spring Liza!

    Sometimes it’s good to have some alone time.

  2. robin andrea 20 March, 2009 at 1:25 pm #

    Happy Spring, Liza. Whenever I see Grebes in the bay, it’s always one at a time. They don’t seem to congregate socially.

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