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Birding in Victoria, BC at Panama Flats

Panama Flats is a land area in Saanich, owned by the municipality as of 2017, which was previously used for agriculture and is now a park and a great place to go birding. 378 more words


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

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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