Some wetland birds from Sunday

25 03 2013

It was supposed to be sunny yesterday.. I hate the weatherman.

Here’s what I could get, given the lighting and conditions of the day:

1. Male Wood duck – always a fave of mine

Male Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

2. The ever present male Mallard

Male Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

3. The diminutive Green-Winged Teal

Male Green-winged Teal (Anas carolinensis) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

4. Male Common Goldeneye

Male Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

5. Male Ring-necked duck.

Male Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

6. Fox sparrow to round out the set.

Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) by DragonSpeed, on Flickr

There are more at:

Hope you enjoy them!

Assorted Birds at Burnaby Lake

16 12 2008

Various Birds at Burnaby Lake

Shot with the Canon 50D 100-400mm @ 400mm mostly.  EXIF is available on the full size (click on the one you see here to get that)

1. Male Red-winged Blackbird
redwing blackbird Burnaby BC Canada

2. Male Red-winged Blackbird
Blackbird redwing Burnaby BC Canada

3. Song Sparrow
Sparrow Burnaby BC Canada

4. Fox Sparrow
Sparrow Burnaby BC Canada

5. Black Capped Chickadee (with a teeny, tiny band)
blackcapped chickadee Burnaby BC Canada

6. Song Sparrow
sparrow Burnaby BC Canada

7. Glaucous Winged Gull  enjoying a fishy meal
glaucous gull Burnaby BC Canada

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