November 2020

November 11th to 18th 2020

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

A tiny female Bufflehead was seen near the Heronry.

American Coots were seen nearby.

A Coyote was seen crossing the farm field.

One of the resident Bald Eagles flew past the Heronry.

Large flocks of Cackling Geese were seen every day.

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A Canada Goose was seen with Mallards at the far end of the road past the Heronry. More Mallards were seen in many areas. Some were performing a “mating ritual”.

Large flocks of Snow Geese were also seen.

Wood Ducks and Mallards are often seen.

We could pick out among others; Glaucous-winged Gulls, Bonaparte’s Gulls, Mew Gulls and Ring-billed Gulls in a large flock of Gulls.

American Wigeons were seen as usual.

Song Sparrows were seen in many spots.

Spotted Towhees were seen in many areas.

The White-throated Sparrow was seen near the Rotary Interpretive Centre feeders.

Golden-crowned Sparrows were seen at the Rotary Interpretive Centre feeders.

Dark-eyed Juncos were seen as usual.

Anna’s Hummingbirds were vying for territorial rights to the feeders.

November 11 Cloudy 33F (01C) Afternoon 41F (05C)
November 12 Cloudy 35F (02C) Afternoon 42F (06C)
November 13 Heavy Rain 37F (03C) Afternoon 46F (08C)
November 14 Cloudy 42F (06C) Afternoon 45F (07C)
November 15 Heavy Rain 44F (07C) Afternoon 45F (07C)
November 16 Cloudy 40F (05C) Afternoon 43F (06C)
November 17 Cloudy 42F (06C) Afternoon 43F (06C)
November 18 Heavy Rain 43F (06C) Afternoon 46F (08C)

We practiced social distancing from Charlie with Jack, Terry with Bogey, Leona and Werner, Christa, Alyson and Randy with Chesney, Lisa, Sue and Lisa with Maggie, John L., Twyla and Peter with Gunner, Janet and Hazel doing a bird count for the Great Blue Heron Nature Society, Elan and Michael, Sheldon, Brian during our walks.

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