Birds and mudbugs

Norm Emerson of St. James sent this photo of a common nighthawk.

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Paul Godtland saw and photographed these. 

Red knots

Red knots

A magnolia warbler. 

A magnolia warbler. 

An eastern towhee.  I still occasionally call it by its old name, the rufous-sided towhee. I hope it doesn't mind. 

An eastern towhee.  I still occasionally call it by its old name, the rufous-sided towhee. I hope it doesn't mind. 

And a crayfish, crawdad, crawfish or mudbug. 

And a crayfish, crawdad, crawfish or mudbug. 

An important food in Louisiana. Not in Minnesota. We have lutefisk. 

An important food in Louisiana. Not in Minnesota. We have lutefisk.