Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Manitoba

Meeting of the Minds

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I haven’t shown any Pelicans for awhile. These American White Pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorlynchos) gather at the Whitemouth River Falls in Manitoba.


Incoming

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A line of American White Pelicans in flight.


More Pelicans

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A long shot of some American White Pelicans on their own private rock island in the Winnipeg River.


The Boys are Back in Town

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A small group of male American White Pelicans.


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Here’s the biggest brood of Goslings that I’ve ever seen.  There may be some babysitting going on here but there was only the two adults around that we saw!


In a Row

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Pelicans taking a break from the fast moving water, at the lock in Lockport, Manitoba


A Gathering

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A small group of American White Pelicans on the rocks where the Whitemouth River joins the Winnipeg River in Seven Sisters, Manitoba.

This is a small group of the huge number of Pelicans at this location.


Busy, Busy

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The Barn Swallows were busy collecting mud for their nests from around this puddle on the side of a road.


Gaggle in the Grass

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A group of Canada Geese having a bit of a meeting in the long grass.

One of them must have lost his ball!


The Gathering

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Hoping for the fish to show up, the Pelicans gather at a popular spot.


Watching

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A very watchful Brown-headed Cowbird.  He was keeping watch over the female from the other day!


The Gangs all Here

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A group of Red-winged Blackbirds


In a Sea of Green

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A Yellow-headed Black Bird perching in a wind blown sea of reeds


Proud

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A handsome Red-winged Blackbird standing on the edge of the bird bath


Shy

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A Chipping Sparrow


Checking for Mail

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A Red-winged Blackbird


Meow Meow

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I’ve never seen a bird that looked anything like a cat, but the namer of this one thought differently, and we ended up with

the Grey Catbird


See What I’ve Got

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A pair of Brown-headed Cowbirds, in a mating display.


Blue

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A Blue Jay waiting for his turn at the feeder


Keeping a Sharp Eye Out

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An Evening Grosbeak keeps watch on the sky.  Always alert for predators


Fun at the Rapids

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A small flock of juvenile American White Pelicans fishing in the rapids of the Red River.


Bright Eyes

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A Brown-headed Cowbird at the feeder


Hunting

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A Black Tern hunts along a reed bed.  He was quite successful, dipping down quite often and coming up with a minnow sized fish.


Teen Hangout

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Manitoba has a healthy population of American White Pelicans.

Here’s a group of immatures.  Like a group of teen agers hanging out at the pool!