July 2017

July 24th to 27th 2017

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

We enjoyed watching Beavers for awhile.

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Fledgling Black-capped Chickadees waited for the adults to feed them.

Black-headed Grosbeaks were seen nearby.

Hooded Mergansers were seen across the North Lagoon.

The American Kestrel family was seen in the upper branches of a tree near the entrance gate.

Eastern Kingbirds were seen near the Osprey nest.

The Ospreys were snapping branches off trees for their nest and taking care of their chicks.

Savannah Sparrows were seen near the Osprey nest.

A Painted Lady Butterfly was seen on a Blackberry shrub.

A Peregrine Falcon was seen in the distance.

Juvenile Song Sparrows followed after the adults.

A Swainson’s Thrush drew attention to itself with a few calls.

A juvenile Spotted Towhee was seen nearby.

A Greater Yellowlegs flew past us near the Osprey nest.

A few White-faced Bumblebees were seen visiting wild Impatiens flowers.

Cedar Waxwings were seen in good numbers.

July 24 Clear 54F (12.2C) Afternoon 87.6F (30.8C)
July 25 Clear 56F (13.3C) Afternoon 90.1F (32.2C)
July 26 Clear 57F (13.8C) Afternoon 88.2F (31.2C)
July 27 Clear 57F (13.8C) Afternoon 79.3F (26.2C)

We enjoyed seeing Charlie with Jack, Jill with Manny, Diane with Liz, Alyson with Chesney, Deb K. and Justin, Kathy with Tula, Alyson with Chesney, Jeff, Bill and Tom, Wilma and Mary, Denise with Summer, Brenda with Finnegan, Kurt with Virgil, Terry with Bogie, Denise with Summer, Dian with Liz, Frank, as well as Leona on the trails. We also stopped in at the Rotary Interpretive Centre Gift Shop and had a nice visit with Valerie, Camille and Elise.

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