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Whistling Ducks

This Black-bellied Whistling Duck family at Paradise Park, in The Villages, FL, is quite cute.  The parents are the ones with the pink bills and pink feet.   72 more words

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AltaLink installs bird markers on power lines near Frank Lake to reduce deaths

HIGH RIVER — Using a small cart that moves along the transmission lines, crews with AltaLink are installing 7,500 reflective bird markers every five metres to try and prevent future swan deaths around Frank Lake. 504 more words

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We’re nearing the end of August, which means the short northern summer is waning. Still, it’s been warm; hot even, on some days. Recently, a few nights were cool and by morning there was extensive fog. 564 more words

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The Lough

A short walk from Cork city centre, the Lough is an oasis for ducks, geese, swans and humans alike.

The Lough is a large pond or a small lake, depending upon your viewpoint and attracts waterfowl all year round, as well as flocks of pigeons. 62 more words


Paradise Park Lake, The Villages, FL

Here are a bunch of pictures of various water birds that I photographed last night at twilight at the lovely little Lake Paradise from the shoreline of Paradise Park in The Villages, FL. 149 more words


Herring Gull and Her Young

Since we moved to Vancouver Island seagulls have become a subject that I photograph quite often.  When we lived on the mainland of BC the only seagulls I saw were begging food at the seashore but on Vancouver Island it has been very interesting seeing them in their wild condition, but I still do not know where they nest. 50 more words