Ron writes: The Kearny Marsh was on fire this weekend. Action included a splendid variety of ducks, herons and raptors that included flyovers by an adult Bald Eagle, Red-tailed hawks and several Am. Kestrels.
"A six-pack of pecs (Pectoral Sandpipers) put on quite a show as they allowed extremely close-up encounters.
"But the clear winner was a juvenile Peregrine Falcon that landed on a mudflat a few feet off the bow my kayak in an unsuccessful attempt to secure a pectoral sandpiper for dinner. Startling and exhilarating to say the least!
"The weekend closed with another beautiful sunset!"
More of Ron's pix, including that sunset and a Pied-billed Grebe, follow. (Thanks, Ron!)