Bluebird Hangout

October 20, 2019 - Bluebird sitting on a boat stored in the racks

October 20, 2019 – Bluebird sitting on a boat stored in the racks

There were a lot of bluebirds hanging out at the boat ramp area late yesterday afternoon.  The photos above and below show two of them that stayed still long enough for me to snap pictures.

October 20, 2019 - Bluebird at Lake Tamarack

October 20, 2019 – Bluebird at Lake Tamarack

 

50 Years Ago This Month

On October 30, 1969 the Pickens County Progress had a front page article announcing the plans for the development of Bent Tree.  The first line of the article began “Last Thursday night at the Lions Club meeting personnel from Spratlin Associates, Inc., of Atlanta revealed for the first time publicly the projected plans for a multi-million dollar investment in Pickens County…”.

from the October 30, 1969 Pickens County Progress newspaper

from the October 30, 1969 Pickens County Progress newspaper

Two Green Herons

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Saturday morning, I was taking photos of a green heron at Lake Tamarack (see first photo below), trying to follow it as it flew from branch to branch along the shore.   After a while, a second green heron came onto the scene (see second photo below).  At one point, I was able to get them both in one photo (see photo above).  Click here to link to a post with more green heron photos that were taken in May.

July 13, 2019 - Green Heron in Bent Tree

July 13, 2019 – Green Heron in Bent Tree

July 13, 2019 - Another Green Heron in Bent Tree

July 13, 2019 – Another Green Heron in Bent Tree