It’s spring, the birds are showing off their spring plumage. Species seen include: Mallard, Great Blue Heron, Snowy & Great Egret, Killdeer, Least Sandpiper, Willet, Allen’s Hummingbird, American Kestral, Cassin’s Kingbird, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Cassin’s Kingbird, Common Yellowthroat, White-crowned Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow (Belding’s), Red-winged Blackbird, Hooded Oriole, and House Finch. Highlights included Hooded Oriole on the wire and fence and singing Cassin’s Kingbird. Beautiful display of native and non-native wildflowers. See you on the birding trail — next Los Cerritos Wetlands Walk is Saturday, May 13, next El Dorado Nature Center walk is Sunday, May 14.