Date: 5/11/18 6:40 am From: Gail Miller <gail.miller...> Subject: Link: Photos Lewis Crossing Shopping Center in Conway
The new Lewis Crossing Shopping Center in Conway (Sam's Club, etc.) is just about a mile from my house. I go over there 'the back way' to avoid the new round-about traffic. Last year; February 2017, I was going over to meet some friends to eat at one of the new restaurants. Going my usual back way, I looked over at the 'pond' behind the complex as I passed . that's just nature for me to do that. I noticed a duck on the water. I swung by, had my camera in the car and photographed a Red-breasted Merganser. Okay . my interest was sparked, so I started visiting the area frequently. Interesting birds/photos. This year, I added an Eastern Bluebird nest box to the area as the bluebirds just seemed to be begging for a house. Within days of putting it up, the bluebirds had moved in to build their nest. Second year for a Canada Goose family. Scissor-tailed Flycatchers nested there last year and are back this year. Green Heron is back, at least it's close by, so I assume they will be at the water soon too.
Link to my photos are here, should anyone like to see the different species I've photographed there.