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Snow and Birds

This entry is part 130 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Snow overnight with some scattered snow showers today left the ground covered in an inch or so of snow. Between the snow showers, the sun was actually shining for a good chunk of the day. Was nice to have another … Continue reading

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Swan Lake Ducks

This entry is part 83 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Was interested to find a male Northern Pintail and a couple of male American Wigeons at Swan Lake today. My guess is they were probably failed/non-breeders (perhaps relatively young males?).

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Morning Walk to Swan Lake

This entry is part 77 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Went for an early (for me) morning walk to Swan Lake. Was interested to notice a fledgling Dark-eyed Junco already out and about.

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Wigeon and Scaup

This entry is part 69 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Pictures from a stop at Swan Lake.

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Return of the Sun

This entry is part 30 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

The forecast was for cloudy to mostly cloudy skies with a chance of snow. Instead it ended up partly cloudy with the sun only occasionally being partly obscured by a small cloud. After lunch I was thinking the kids and … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Birds

This entry is part 27 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Rainfall was continuous today, though the intensity varied from moderate to heavy. All told, over an inch of it was recorded at the airport recording station. No doubt more fell in some of the wetter areas of town. Temperatures dropped … Continue reading

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