July 3rd to 5th 2019
We enjoyed our usual walks at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.
A pair of Beavers were seen together as we walked along; they parted going separate ways.
Black-headed Grosbeaks were seen in a few areas.
Red-winged Blackbirds were seen along the way.
A Brown-headed Cowbird was seen as well.
One of the resident Bald Eagles was seen surveying its territory.
A few fledgling Great Blue Herons were seen near the Heronry.
Mallards of varying ages were seen in many areas.
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American Robins were seen.
A Painted Lady butterfly was seen on the trail.
Swainson’s Thrushes were seen.
Violet-green Swallows, Tree Swallows and Northern Rough-winged Swallows were at the far end of the road past the Heronry.
Cedar Waxwings were seen in several areas.
A surprise Wilson’s Warbler was seen near the Swallows.
Wood Ducks and ducklings were seen as well.
Yellowthroats were seen along the trails.
Yellow Warblers were seen.
We took a walk along the Lickman Road Dike.
American Robins were seen when we first arrived.
Barn Swallows had fledglings lined up on the fences to be fed.
White-crowned Sparrows are often seen along the fences.
Lazuli Buntings nest near the chicken barns.
Savannah Sparrows like to rest along the fence lines.
July 03 Cloudy 59F (15C) Afternoon 70F (21C)
July 04 Misty 61F (16C) Afternoon 66F (19C)
July 05 Rain 60F (16C) Afternoon 64F (18C)
It was nice to see Charlie with Jack, Liz and Gordon with Boomer, Alyson with Chesney, Penny, Denise with Summer, Leona, Janet, Karen and Hazel doing a bird count for the Great Blue Heron Nature Society during our walks.
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