Picture027 The ducks were not shy.
My daughter E got to throw pieces of cracker to the ducks. Much more exciting than watching the bats -- tiny black specks against the darkening sky. At least ducks are big and colorful, and they look like something E recognizes! Photo by Don Baker.
On September 22rd, 2007, the members of Atheist Community of Austin went on a now-annual cruise on Town Lake, and watched the bats emerge at dusk from the Congress Avenue bridge.
Here are my pictures from the other bat cruises:
Bat cruise of 2006
Bat cruise of 2008
Bat cruise of 2013, with P. Z. Myers as a special guest.