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Chestnut-Backed Chickadee

Hearing the Chickadees calling in the trees above our heads we expected to look up and see either a black-capped or mountain chickadee as we had seen them earlier this day. 56 more words

My Visitor: Blue Jay

Blue Jay

The Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to North America. It is resident through most of eastern and central United States, although western populations may be migratory.

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Northern Flicker [Colaptes auratus] ~ 2017 #34

My first “official” sighting for this year for the Northern Flicker was actually in February. However the picture from that day was soooo bad I chose instead to lead with a picture I took this past March, when we were at the Heron’s roost by the tennis courts at Stanley Park. 193 more words

British Columbia

Cousin Trip!

And last day of school, philippes, pinnacles np and santa ynez river

Mrs Beltran


Group hug




Artwork for Ada


Peppa Pig bus… 39 more words



Below is a set of four siblings produced and raised this year within the heronry at the GSC.

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Birds of this size and age (about ready to leave the nest) keep the parents very busy in satisfying their appetites. 67 more words


Grey Heron Video And Photo

In this post I show you a photo of a grey heron (Ardea cinerea) again, but this time also a video as I basically promised in… 87 more words

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What's STILL Going On?

I was growing increasingly impatient. My second – and hopefully last – follow-up with my surgeon was still a week away, so my restrictions had not yet been lifted. 2,204 more words