Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Reifel

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!


Outta here

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An American Coot dives just as the shutter clicks. I am very interested in time and water movement. This is a great example of both.


Enjoying the Sun

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Canada Geese enjoying a little bit of afternoon sun


One on a Log

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A beautiful drake Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) standing on a big log in the water at Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary in Ladner, B.C. The sun was lighting this guy up quite nicely!


Swimming Proud

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A Ring-necked Duck and his reflection


Blowing in the Wind

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A Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) perched in it’s usual daylight perch, deep in the branches. This one seems a bit annoyed with it’s head plumes blowing in the wind. It had been sleeping until the plumes started whipping about!


Spring is in the Air

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Two male Ring-necked Ducks (Aythya collaris) swimming along behind a female Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) Ah well, it’s Spring and who cares is she don’t look like Mama!


Singing for a Sweetie

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A male Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) putting on his best Springtime display, hoping to attract a female who is close by.


Like My New House!

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A hen House Sparrow checking out her surroundings from the door of her new house.


Cruising

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A Northern Shoveler (Anus clypeata) swimming with his reflection


Dabbling

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A male Wood Duck


Sisters

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A pair of Northern Pintail hens in the green water of their pond


Her Own Sunlight

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A pretty Mallard hen (Anas platyrhynchos) has found her own spot of sunlight to bring out her best.


Mrs. Wood

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A beautiful hen Wood Duck. Not at outlandish as her mate but she definitley has charms of her own. Her mate is in the background.


Leaving a Trail

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A Eared Grebe leaving a trail in the water so it knows where it’s been!


Two Duck Salute

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Two Northern Pintail drakes feeding.


American Wigeon

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An American Wigeon hen on a golden pond


Hooded Merganser

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Here is yesterdays mate. A male Hooded Merganser. He has such a wonderful hood. Here he is an a golden hour pond. The movement of water and light and reflection interests me a great deal. This is a great example.


Hooded Merganser

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A hen Hooded Merganser.


In the Shadows

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A juvenile Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticoras nycticorax) hiding in the shadows.


An Autumn Gathering

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A gathering of the guys!  Red-winged Blackbirds that is.

Probably discussing the best route south!


The Flare

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As Geese fly overhead and you look up they will flare away from you.  Self preservation at it’s best


Incoming

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Two Canada Geese come in for a landing after a fly around the pond


That Far Away Look

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A Red-winged Blackbird hen.