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Gadwalls are common year-round residents in the Puget Sound region now, but the birds originated in the Midwestern prairies, and the first Washington nests weren’t reported until the 1960s. 66 more words


Some Scilly birds

Came over on the Scillonian yesterday to the Isles of Scilly – we had a quick walk around Lower Moors and High Moors. There were a lot of migrants on the move especially willow warblers and chiffchaffs. 40 more words

Isles Of Scilly

Harlequin Duck + Wood Duck + Red-winged Blackbirds

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Colonel Samuel Smith Park

These Redhead ducks were, in human terms, the epitomy of poise and refinement.

Humber Bay Park West and East… 672 more words

Ontario Birds


On our way into Norwich we detoured to a friends golf club where a Short eared owl has been frequenting. We had a lovely walk there but no sign of the owl that day, never mind, thanks Di for the tip. 372 more words

Cameras for Amateurs

I have always used a bridge camera and likely will never be one of those folks with a DSLR and an armory full of high-dollar lenses. 353 more words

Waterfowl at Newport News

Photos of various waterfowl taken during Wednesday lab trip to Newport News park (Feb. 17). Photo credit to Patrick Styles. I believe I have identified the ducks correctly but I was a little iffy on some, so please correct me if you notice one is wrong. 35 more words

Field Photos