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VAGAbond

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Re: 2017 Birds
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2017, 09:41:03 PM »

An Osprey photographed at Iona Park July 25:


Osprey by brian avent, on Flickr
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Re: 2017 Birds
« Reply #16 on: August 07, 2017, 10:10:55 AM »

Nice work on that Osprey!

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Re: 2017 Birds
« Reply #17 on: August 07, 2017, 10:13:52 AM »

A couple of hummers:

Mr Anna's

Male Anna's Hummingbird by Brian Hampson, on Flickr

Immature Rufous

Immature Rufous Hummingbird by Brian Hampson, on Flickr

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Re: 2017 Birds
« Reply #18 on: October 10, 2017, 06:49:01 PM »

Northern Goshawk with Sooty Grouse:

Northern Goshawk (Juv.)

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Re: 2017 Birds
« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2017, 07:59:55 AM »

Beauty!

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Re: 2017 Birds
« Reply #20 on: December 03, 2017, 08:27:22 PM »

From Boundary Bay Dec. 3, Short-eared Owl:



Short-eared Owl
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Short-eared Owl
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Re: 2017 Birds
« Reply #21 on: December 07, 2017, 04:09:53 PM »

The other day I came across some Red Crossbills feeding in pine trees at the Semiahmoo Marina.  I have been waiting several years for such an opportunity.

Male:



Red Crossbill DSC_5206
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Red Crossbill
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Red Crossbill DSC_5146
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Female:



Red Crossbill DSC_5057
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Red Crossbill (f)
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Red Crossbill
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Re: 2017 Birds
« Reply #22 on: December 07, 2017, 09:05:57 PM »

Sweet! I saw them at Reifel, once.  The look so strange with that x-beak!  Nice shots.

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Re: 2017 Birds
« Reply #23 on: March 15, 2018, 08:55:37 PM »

One of the last days in 2017 saw me in Brackendale...

1. Common Goldeneye

Male Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
by Brian Hampson, on Flickr

2. American Dipper

American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanus)
by Brian Hampson, on Flickr

3. Brackendale's main draw

Bald Eagle (Haleaeetus leucocephalus)
by Brian Hampson, on Flickr

4. Snowbound
Snowbound by Brian Hampson, on Flickr

I hope you had a great year, either fishing, photographing or living vicariously through the posts here.