April, 2017

April 1st & 2nd 2017

We took our usual walks at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.

Buffleheads are still visiting but will soon head north to their summer homes.

Black-capped Chickadees were seen as usual.

The resident Bald Eagle and a juvenile were seen in the distance.

Northern Flickers were seen.

Green-winged Teal were seen near the Heronry.

Great Blue Herons were busy at the Heronry.

House Finches were seen in Blackberries.

A male House Sparrow was nearby.

A Song Sparrow watched us as we walked past.

Salmonberries are starting to flower.

Wild Currants are starting to flower.

Rufous and Anna’s Hummingbirds were seen visiting a wild Currant.

Wild Iris are starting to grow rapidly.

Mallards were seen as usual.

American Robins are starting to nest.

While we were wandering along we watched a European Starling working on its nest.

Wood Ducks are usually seen at this time of year.

April 01 Rain 48F (8.8C)
April 02 Cloudy 44F (6.6C)

We enjoyed chatting with Ham from Bellingham on the trail and Jean and Mair in the Rotary Interpretive Centre Gift Shop.

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