Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Herbert

Yellow

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A Yellow-headed Blackbird in the Bullrushes near Herbert, Saskatchewan.

I have been trying for a number of years to get a half decent photo of the Yellow-headed Blackbird, without much success.  This year they were plentiful and I got some decent shots!


Another Stilt

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Another Black-necked Stilt wading through the algae.  Lots of bugs here too!


A Stretch

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A Willet stops it’s daily routine for a good stretch!


Marbled

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A Marbled Godwit.  An uncommon Sandpiper who nests around prairie ponds.


Lunch Buffet

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A flock of Black-headed Gulls gathering around an algae bloom.

Lunchtime!


A Pair

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A pair of Lesser Scaup swimming in a local pond at Herbert, Saskatchewan.  I really like the colour and text of the wind blown pond!


Hunting

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A Common Grackle hunting along the shore of a community pond


Blkheadedgull

Reported in The Sibley Field Guide to Birds as “Very Rare”  is a Black-headed Gull.  We managed to see two separate flocks of these birds on our trip across Alberta and Saskatchewan.  This is a lifer for me!


Willet

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A Willet in the local pond at Herbert, Saskatchewan