August, 2017

August 9th & 10th 2017

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

Great Blue Herons were seen in several areas.

An Anna’s Hummingbird was seen along the way.

Pied-billed Grebes were seen on the North Lagoon.

Belted Kingfisher was seen perched ready to dive for fish on both days.

A little Muskrat was seen in the slough.

Flycatchers were seen in a few areas.

Beavers were seen enjoying Water Lilies.

European Starlings are often seen.

Nearby an Orange-crowned Warbler peeked at us through the leaves and stems of a Red Osier Dogwood.

A Tree Swallow was feeding it’s fledglings.

A Spotted Towhee was seen near the entrance gate.

Warbling Vireos were seen in good numbers.

A few Wilson’s Warblers were quickly bouncing around after insects.

Yellow Warblers were seen in good numbers.

Common Yellowthroats were seen as well.

Cedar Waxwings were enjoying Hawthorn berries.

August 09 Foggy/Smoky 58F (14.4C) Afternoon 93.4F (34.1C)
August 10 Foggy/Smoky 58F (14.4C) Afternoon 95.4F (35.2C)

It was nice to see Charlie with Jack, Terry with Bogie, Brenda with Finnegan, Kathy with Tula, Kurt with Virgil, Alyson with Chesney, Fred, Diane with Willow, David, Francina, as well as Bob during our walks.

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