Bluegill, Charles River Peninsula canoe launch, Needham, MA
Today, a move from bird to fish nests. There is a cluster of bluegill nests in the shallow water off the canoe launch at the CRP. If you look closely you can see a nest below--a rocky depression in the water.
I sat and watched them for a little while this morning. Somehow watching a fish create and protect a nest makes me less interested in catching one.
Also of fish interest, this little guy. Anyone know what it is? [UPDATE: Pickerel]
On June 1, the nests were gone. It could be Memorial Day canoeing, but more likely people fishing. This is the evidence.