February, 2014

February 14th to 16th 2014

We enjoyed our usual walks at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve over the last three days.

Black-capped Chickadees are a resident bird here.

Double-crested Cormorants are fun to photograph.

Brown Creepers are fun to watch and photograph as well.

There was a juvenile Gadwall behind the East Bird Blind.

Golden-crowned Sparrows were seen at the Salwein Creek area.

Pied-billed Grebes were fishing.

We found a Green-winged Teal in the slough near the Heronry.

The Great Blue Herons are starting to gather; today we saw a couple of dozen in the area.

Hooded Mergansers were in the slough near the Heronry.

Dark-eyed Juncos are here until Spring.

Mallards are a resident duck.

Ring-necked Ducks can be found most of the time during the winter.

American Wigeons can be found most of the time during the winter.

Wood Ducks were seen in a few areas.

Both the tan-striped and white-striped White-throated Sparrows were seen in the forest.

We stopped in at the Rotary Interpretive Centre for chats with Dick, Jean and Leon and had nice visits with Dick Mackenzie and Werner on the trails.

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