October, 2017

October 16th to 18th 2017

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

We were happy to see a female Coyote at the far end of the road past the Heronry. She seemed to be waiting for her mate. She wandered in and out of the marsh and finally laid down for awhile. We left her to wait. While Mallards gathered in the water to watch her. A domestic Swedish Duck was seen with a Mallard in the same area.

Nearby, a Cooper’s Hawk was seen in the distance.

On our way back, one of the resident Bald Eagles was seen in the distance.

The edges of the water at the North Lagoon are full of many colours.

The Swedish Duck, Mallards and Wood Ducks were seen as usual.

October 16 Cloud/Rain 50F (10C) Afternoon 52.5F (11.3C)
October 17 Heavy Wind/Heavy Rain 48F (8.8C) Afternoon 56.8F (13.7C)
October 18 Rain 44F (6.6C) Afternoon 52.4F (11.3C)

During our walks we enjoyed talking to Elan with Lady, Jeanette with Chloe and Brodie, Jenny and Bill, Alyson with Chesney, as well as Marilyn and Karl birding. We also enjoyed chatting with Dick and Orson at the Rotary Interpretive Centre.

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