September, 2017

September 13th to 16th 2017

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

A Fox Sparrow was seen near the Osprey nest.

A female Downy Woodpecker checked out the side of an old tree.

A Bewick’s Wren was seen nearby.

Pied-billed Grebes were seen in a few areas.

Green-winged Teal were seen landing and resting in the slough.

Great Blue Herons were seen in a few areas.

A Steller’s Jay was seen one morning.

A female Belted Kingfisher was fishing from its favourite tree over the slough.

Lincoln’s Sparrows were seen almost every day.

Orange-crowned Warblers were seen almost every day.

A Peregrine Falcon flew quickly past one morning.

A Song Sparrow perched for a moment on a Tansy seed head.

A Turkey Vulture was seen near the Osprey nest.

A flock White-crowned Sparrows was seen on a few days.

Wood Ducks are usually seen.

Click below to see a short video of Wood Ducks.

Yellow-rumped Warblers as well as a Common Yellowthroat were seen in the distance.

Beavers were seen one morning.

September 13 Clear 51F (10.5C) Afternoon 82.6F (28.1C)
September 14 Clear 54F (12.2C) Afternoon 85.8F (29.8C)
September 15 Clear 51F (10.5C) Afternoon 87.3F (30.7C)
September 16 Cloudy 51F (10.5C) Afternoon 81.1F (27.2C)

Charlie with Jack, Terry with Bogie, Kathy with Tula, Alyson with Chesney, Doug from Greendale Herb and Vine, Sue, Michelle with Lacy, Dean, Caroline with Molly, Cher with Bower, Warner, Irwin with Gigi, Liz with Boomer, Janet, Karen and Ann doing a bird count for the Great Blue Heron Nature Society, Lucy with Blondie and Jake, Ben and John L., Jody and Barry, as well as Helmut on the trails.

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