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Mr. Teal

Although the swampy area of the park was dominated by American black ducks, one little Green-winged teal (Anas crecca) seemed to feel right at home among them. 11 more words


Starting from Scratch ~ part 2 [#6 to #11]

This is Part 2 of my trip to Burnaby Lake on the first full day of spring.  As I said before it was a short trip, but did get almost a dozen birds to start my official tallying. 587 more words

Bird Watching

The Calendar Says Spring

Hard to tell it’s a new season.  It is freezing.

Miscellaneous Wildlife

Dawson Creek Park

Today I graduated from the waterfowl ID for beginners class at Audubon. Life beyond mallards is good.

I’m still a novice birder, but some tricks are beginning to stick like, where’s the white on the duck? 228 more words

Birding Trips

Green-winged Teal in early March

I haven’t seen one for a while, so I was happy this morning when I spotted this male Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) at… 21 more words


Birding further afield

Last week there were multiple reports of an Iceland Gull on the Abergele coastline and a Green-winged Teal on the River Seiont, Caernarfon. After spending many hours but ultimately failing to find the Purple Heron on Anglesey a few months ago I decided that it was time to attempt to find another rare bird slightly out of my usual area. 283 more words