November, 2017

November 1st & 2nd 2017

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

On October 1st, the trees were full of colour and bright, while on October 2nd, it was dark, with snow covered shrubs.

Ring-necked Ducks spend winter months in our area.

Mallards are a resident of our area. A Hooded Merganser was seen with the Mallards from the Main Bridge.

Buffleheads and American Wigeon spend the winter in our area.

Click below to see a short video of American Wigeon.

Wood Ducks are a resident of our area.

Anna’s Hummingbirds are a resident of the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve.

Ruby-crowned Kinglets and Golden-crowned Kinglets hopped around the dark parts of the forest.

A Brown Creeper was seen on a tree trunk in the Salwein Creek area.

Golden-crowned Sparrows chose to forage for food in the grass near the parking lot.

We came across a small flock of Gadwalls pair-bonding in the distance on the South Lagoon.

Click below to hear the Gadwalls.

November 01 Rain 48F (8.8C) Afternoon 57F (13.8C)
November 02 Cloudy 48F (8.8C) Afternoon Snow 37.9F (3.2C)

We enjoyed seeing Helmut, Charlie with Jack, Irwin with Gigi, Alyson with Chesney, Brenda with Finnegan, as well as Diane waiting for school group to go on a tour of the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve.

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