April 2022

April 21st to 24th 2022

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

We saw a Beaver during one of our walks.

Red-winged Blackbirds were seen along the way.

A male Bufflehead was seen one morning.

A male Common Merganser landed near a female.

American Coots were seen in the slough.

One of the resident Bald Eagles flew over during one of our walks.

A Great Blue Heron was using its favourite fishing area at the entrance to the Salwein Creek.

A Canada Goose was seen in the slough.

House Finches were seen.

Two males and one female Hooded Mergansers were seen at the East Bird Blind.

A few Ruby-crowned Kinglets were seen.

A River Otter put in an appearance.

Cottontail Rabbits were see during a couple of walks.

Ring-necked Ducks were seen.

American Robins were seen.

Savannah Sparrows were developing their territories in a few locations.

Song Sparrows were seen in many spots.

White-crowned Sparrows were seen.

A Grey Squirrel was seen near the Rotary Interpretive Centre.

Green-winged Teal were seen.

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Wood Ducks were seen as usual.

American Wigeons were seen.

April 21 Rain 41F (05C) Afternoon 58F (14C)
April 22 Cloudy 44F (07C) Afternoon 66F (19C)
April 23 Cloudy 39F (04C) Afternoon 67F (19C)
April 24 Sunny 43F (06C) Afternoon 75F (24C)

We practiced social distancing from Charlie with Jack, Terry with Bogey, Leona and Werner, Dylan doing research on the Heronry, Randy with Chesney, Beverly and Craig with Mogli and Sampson, Cathy with Tula and Rusty, Vicky with Rueben, Christa, Dave P., Melinda and Rob with Bosley, Brian during our walks.

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