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 Black-necked Stilt wading through the algae. Lots of bugs here too!
A Willet stops it’s daily routine for a good stretch!
A Marbled Godwit. An uncommon Sandpiper who nests around prairie ponds.
A flock of Black-headed Gulls gathering around an algae bloom.
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!
A Common Grackle hunting along the shore of a community pond
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!
A Willet in the local pond at Herbert, Saskatchewan