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House Sparrow

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A male House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) on a brach of the Butterfly bush.

Fishing

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A Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) busy fishing off the White Rock pier.

Curious

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A male House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) in it’s fine Autumn attire.

Lunch

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A Common Loon (Gavia immer) enjoying a bit of fish for lunch.

Surf Scoter

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The female on the left. A pair of Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) off the pier in White Rock.

Mischief Maker

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A Stellar’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri). Like most Corvids these birds are very intelligent and curious. Nothing goes unnoticed in the yard. Something new will be checked out within minutes! I was about 2 meters from this one!

Northern Flicker

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A pretty male Northern FlickerĀ (Colaptes auratus) red shaft, perched on the edge of our bird bath just after he had a drink!