Last Sunday, as I made my way to the western tip of the pier at Lift Bridge Canal in Burlington, I passed this juvenile Greater Black-backed Gull consuming a male Red-breasted Merganser. 868 more words
The weather held until lunchtime at Rutland Water today and there was plenty to see.
The highlight of the day was the stoat, which we watched for nearly 10 minutes until it was seen off by a coalition of magpies and canada geese. 19 more words
Gadwall / Canard chipeau / Anas strepera (male): Taken during the 2014 Christmas Bird Count at the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Delta, BC, Canada on December 21 with a handheld Nikon D5200 and AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED (ISO 1600, 300mm, f/5.6, 1/320). 15 more words