A march through the Laguna de Santa Rosa Thursday yielded a ton of bird sightings.  Im not sure what kind of bird it is, there are so many species at the Laguna, but the bird below seemed to be giddy, having snatched a dragonfly in mid air.  The bird kept flying between several different branches, possibly unsure as how to eat the insect. The California quail in the second set of pictures tried it’s best to blend in.

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A dragonfly is about to become a meal for a bird at the Laguna de Santa Rosa., Thursday May 15, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

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A dragonfly is about to become a meal for a bird at the Laguna de Santa Rosa., Thursday May 15, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

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A California Quail perches in a cottonwood tree at the Laguna de Santa Rosa., Thursday May 15, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

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A California Quail perches in a cottonwood tree at the Laguna de Santa Rosa., Thursday May 15, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

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A finch in summer plumage at the Laguna de Santa Rosa, Thursday May 15, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

-Kent Porter