May 2020

May 20th to 22nd 2020

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

A young Beaver showed its amazing skill at handling sticks while it pushed a stick into the shoreline.

Black-headed Grosbeaks were seen in a few areas.

Female Common Mergansers were seen waiting for young to appear.

The Heronry resident Bald Eagle nest has two chicks.

The male Northern Flicker had its turn for nest duty.

Great Blue Herons are usually seen.

Tiny Cottontail Rabbits don’t know the meaning of fear.

Newly fledged Song Sparrow chicks begged food from adults.

A Spotted Sandpiper ran along a few logs, stopping to look for insects.

European Starlings are easily seen.

Tree Swallows are residents at this time of year.

Spotted Towhees are year ‘round residents.

Wood Ducks are always seen at this time of year.

Common Yellowthroats are seen along the edges of the trails.

Yellow Warblers were seen singing.

May 20 Cloudy 56F (13C) Afternoon 63F (17C)
May 21 Cloudy 48F (09C) Afternoon 61F (16C)
May 22 Rain 49F (09C) Afternoon 63F (17C)

We practiced social distancing from Charlie with Jack, Terry with Bogey, Alyson with Chesney, Werner, Jodi and Barry, Lucy, Carolyn and Lance, Sue and Ulla, Christa during our walks.

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