August 2021

August 15th to 18th 2021

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

A Black-headed Grosbeak was seen one day.

Black-throated Gray Warblers were seen migrating south.

Northern Flickers were seen on the roof of the Rotary Interpretive Centre.

Black-capped Chickadees are usually seen.

Willow Flycatchers were seen as usual.

House Finches are usually seen.

A Hairy Woodpecker gathered insects from the fence near the Rotary Interpretive Centre.

A Great Blue Heron landed on the wires over the main bridge. Later it was seen fishing from a log across from the Rotary Interpretive Centre.

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An Anna’s Hummingbird was seen in a Blackberry bush.

Mallards were seen.

River Otters were seen from the main bridge.

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A Peregrine Falcon was seen in the distance. It was being mobbed by American Crows.

Juvenile Spotted Towhees, Juvenile Song Sparrow and Juvenile White-crowned Sparrows were seen.

A Yellow Warbler was seen on one of our walks.

August 15 Sunny 59F (15C) Afternoon 87F (31C)
August 16 Cloudy 64F (18C) Afternoon 71F (22C)
August 17 Cloudy 59F (15C) Afternoon 79F (26C)
August 18 Cloudy 52F (11C) Afternoon 83F (28C)

We practiced social distancing from Charlie with Jack, Terry with Bogey, Ron with Ginny, Alyson and Randy with Chesney, Denise with Summer, Mary and Wilma, Abby, Brian with Brynn, Terry and Jamie, Denise with Summer, Cathy with Tula, Helmut during our walks.

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