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June 2019


June 21st & 22nd 2019

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

We saw a Beaver swim past one day.

Black-capped Chickadees are usually seen.

The Corn is growing quickly in the farm field.

A Coyote was seen on a log in front of the Heronry. It looked around and lay down for a nap.

Northwestern Crows have fledglings crying for attention.

American Goldfinches were enjoying the grasses at the edge of the road.

Great Blue Herons were busy with chicks almost as large as the adults, while a few Great Blue Herons were still brooding on their nests at the Heronry.

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Eastern Kingbirds were seen at the far end of the road past the Heronry.

Tiny Mallard ducklings huddled together on a log.

Wood Ducks with tiny ducklings were also seen, as well as a large family of young Wood Ducks almost fully grown.

Cottontail Rabbits were seen every day.

American Robins were seen in many areas.

Song Sparrows had fledglings chasing after them.

Tiny Tree Swallow chicks poked their heads out of their nest patiently waiting for adults to feed them.

Cedar Waxwings were seen in a good sized flock on both days.

Common Yellowthroats are one of our favourites.

We took a walk along the Lickman dike road.

A Lorquin’s Admiral Butterfly was seen in a Blackberries.

A few American Robins were also seen.

Willow Flycatchers were seen in a few areas.

Weather
June 21 Sunny 55F (13C) Afternoon 78F (26C)
June 22 Cloudy 58F (14C) Afternoon 63F (17C)

It was nice to see Charlie with Jack, Terry with Bogie, Craig with Mogli and Sampson, Jock with Hunter, Cathy with Tula, Leona and Werner, Janet and Hazel doing a bird count for the Great Blue Heron Nature Society, Melinda and Rob with Bosley, Peter with Gunner during our walks.

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