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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.