Like I said in the last post we got some incredible photos of Rough-legged Hawks. I had a great time. Also like I said in the last post we got a new camera. Its great! My brothers used it while I used Christian's camera.
We went all the way to the Grand Beach area. When we were on the highway we saw Rough-legged Hawks every couple minutes. There were many, many Common Ravens too.
We went to some feeders and watched the birds there for a bit. We saw woodpeckers, chickadees, and nuthatches. I haven't seen a Red-breasted Nuthatch in quite a while.
We saw some Snow Buntings on the shoulder of the road, we would stop and take pictures. Sometimes we use the van a blind; we would walk along side of it while it moved very slowly forward. When we were close enough it would stop, we would peek around the corner and snap some pics.
When we were on our way home, we saw a Northern Shrike fly across the road. We turned around to see if we could find it, but no such luck.
Here are the checklists from ebird that Christian made: ebird checklist Scanterbury area, ebird checklist Gull Lake, ebird checklist, Patricia Lake
Thank you Christian for taking us out!!
Here are the photos I took with Christian's camera.
|Double-crested Cormorant at Gull Lake|
|Red-breasted Nuthatch flying|
|Black-capped Chickadee getting ready|
|Rough-legged Hawk hovering, getting ready to dive at prey|
|Rough-legged Hawk hovering,|
The rest of the pictures my brothers took, they shared our new camera. They took some fantastic photos also:
|Common Ravens, flying off sign|
|Christian on the right, me next to him, my brothers beside me|
|The moon was out, so I took a picture quickly|
|Red-breasted Nuthatch, I love the look of the wood|
|Red-breasted Nuthatch starting to fly, and Black-capped Chickadee|
|Rough-legged Hawk hovering|