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Wednesday Wings: Shorebirds

Well there. Now that I’ve got a shorebird post out of the way I can go back to some interesting birds. Wait…did I say that out loud?

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A Migratory Sit

Last Saturday was International Migratory Bird day, so a few of us decided to mark the occasion with a Big Sit at the local bird sanctuary. For those of you not familiar with this concept, bird watchers sit in a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wings: A Bitty Beauty

It’s so nice to have birding friends. Last Saturday, my husband and I were sitting at home wondering which direction to go looking for birds. Our March weather is extremely fickle, so we were gauging our chances of heading out … Continue reading

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A Snowy Trip

Birding the prairies in winter can be a tricky thing. You have to wait until the weather conditions are right – no ice on the roads, no blowing snow, no minus 30C temperatures – and you have to head out … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wings: Mountain Chickadee

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Wednesday Wings: A Blue Day

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Marsh Diaries Part 14

I’m pretty sure I broke a new personal record for the number of pictures taken last weekend. After record high temperatures, a cool front pushed the smoke from forest fires in British Columbia across the Rocky Mountains. A haze covered … Continue reading

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Marsh Diaries Part 7

The lake was a different place this weekend. After five days of record-setting torential rain and wind, we were among a handful of the fool-…brave campers in residence. The first thing I did on our arrival was check on the … Continue reading

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