birds

2016 March Birds in Squamish Estuary – 1st weekend in March

Took advantage in a break in the rain on Saturday morning  to go for a walk in the Squamish estuary (along the railway tracks, starting from Squamish terminals) – lots of bird activity including the lovely Red Winged Blackbird, a Great Blue Heron, misc. ducks and geese (including a pair of Hooded Mergansers that I …

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2015 April Juncos

A flock of Dark-eyed Junco’s (Junco hyemalis) spent a few days in our backyard last week, but seem to have moved on. According to Peterson’s Field Guide Junco’s were divided into four main species (Oregon Junco, Gray-headed Junco, Slate-coloured Junco and White-winged Junco), but recently there has been a lot of inter-breeding and hybridization making …

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