A Few Unusual Birds

Migration is in full swing. Here are a few birds that I see every year, but they are still a bit unusual.

Marbled Godwit

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American Pipits

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Common Loon. Sorry, the photos aren’t that great, it was really overcast and they were a long way off.IMG_70331200x719] 01IMG_70411200x737] 02IMG_70421200x713] 03


These are summer residents

Western GrebeIMG_70951200x795] 09


with a Lesser Scaup (the scaup is a winter bird that hasn’t headed north yet)IMG_71011200x719] 10IMG_71021200x830] 11IMG_71031200x678] 12IMG_71041200x705] 13IMG_71051200x797] 14IMG_71111200x693] 15IMG_71251200x757] 16IMG_71891200x734] 17IMG_71951200x817] 18


These are year-round residents

Red-winged BlackbirdIMG_72571200x758] 23

Canada Geese with goslings

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