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For the Birds: A Little Loony

Cheryl

by Cheryl Baxter

Good Monday Morning! Happy Day before Canada Day!

It sure is a hot one out there today.  For the last few days it’s been pretty hot & humid and it really created a desire for me to want to be out on the lake looking for waterfowl.

Yesterday I asked my husband if we could go for a tour of Clayton Lake as I was really hoping to spot Loons and their babies.  I have been seeing numerous photos of Loons & babies posted by friends on Facebook.  I was hopeful that I would see some but my hopes were dashed by the end of our trip as I saw notta one!   That’s alright though, I did see loons and I was able to photograph a Great Blue Heron who was posing so perfectly!

Last year, Canada Day, I did capture a photo of a Mother Loon and her baby. So I went into my archives and pulled out that shot.  Please enjoy that photo as well as the others I have snapped, below.

Have a super week of feathers, wings & beaks!

~Cheryl

 

Baltimore Oriole in my yard- June 27, 2014
Baltimore Oriole in my yard- June 27, 2014
Eastern Kingbird My field, June 27, 2014
Eastern Kingbird
My field, June 27, 2014
Eastern Kingbird My field, June 27, 2014
Eastern Kingbird
My field, June 27, 2014
Halloween pennant (Celithemis eponina) (my yard)
Halloween pennant (Celithemis eponina) (my yard)
Halloween pennant (Celithemis eponina) (my yard)
Halloween pennant (Celithemis eponina) (my yard)
Loons on Clayton Lake June 29, 2014
Loons on Clayton Lake
June 29, 2014
Loons on Clayton Lake June 29, 2014
Loons on Clayton Lake
June 29, 2014
Loon on Clayton Lake June 29, 2014
Loon on Clayton Lake
June 29, 2014
Loon on Clayton Lake June 29, 2014
Loon on Clayton Lake
June 29, 2014
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My favourite part of Clayton lake. June 29-2014
Loon on Clayton Lake June 29, 2014
Loon on Clayton Lake
June 29, 2014
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Beautifully Posed Heron Clayton Lake June 29-2014
Loon and her baby on Clayton Lake July 1-2013
Loon and her baby on Clayton Lake
July 1-2013

 

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