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7th Apr 2017 - Signs of Spring

A Private Tour in North Norfolk today. It was nice and dry all day, but a bit cloudy and cool in the W/NW breeze. That seemed to keep a cap on migration, although we still managed to see a nice selection of birds on the move and some early returning summer visitors. 2,209 more words


Green-winged Teal [Anas crecca] ~ 2017 #17

Burnaby Lake is always a good place to find a variety of birds in the colder months, especially ducks. This is one of my favorite dabbling ducks. 131 more words

British Columbia

Loral pattern of male Teal

Whilst watching this Green-winged Teal at Virkie yesterday (forgive the poor photo) I was struck by its contrastingly pale loral area. I haven’t noticed this before, and don’t recall seeing it discussed (though Reeber does refer to a pale comma at the base of the bill in his discussion of head patterns). 54 more words


Dear Friends, after my second treatment of chemo, it has taken me longer to recover my well-being, but this Green Winged Teal that I saw last spring is adding some color notes to my health outlook, til Tomorrow MJ


In Honour of Ee’ren Ödürek, the Siberian Spirit that created the Land

Every Medicine Tool has its own story:

Maybe you remember the post from about a year ago,  when I found the frozen little Green Winged Teal / small female Duck and promised her, to use her beautiful wings well, to make a smudging fan to honour her life. 812 more words


Waterfowl Returning To Northern New England

Northern New England birders starved for the sight of colorful waterfowl in their binoculars and scopes are celebrating the timely arrival of waterfowl in open bodies of water. 222 more words

Glendale Recharge Ponds

Least Sandpipers

Most of these photos will be pretty ugly…There is a place I’ve been to a few times just west of Phoenix called Glendale Recharge Ponds. 246 more words