Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Pond

Two Boys, Two Girls

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Two pair of Mallards (Anas platyrhychos) Probably the most familiar duck in the world. They are litterally everywhere and do pretty well everywhere they go.


On the Green Pond

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A female Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) afloat in a pond covered in reflections from the surrounding trees and undergrowth!

I love reflections!


On Ice

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A pair of Mallards swimming in the lightly iced 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