Sunday Outing – February 1, 2009

It was a beautiful sunny, clear winter day. We hiked about 2.5 miles in a foot of snow. The paths weren’t very clear so it was a hard hike but it was a lot of fun and we saw all kinds of winter birds. Temperature was about 36 degrees F What we saw:MallardsCanada Geese (many)Great … Continue reading

Sunday Outing – January 25, 2009

Northern Cardinal Note: all the Canada Geese on the ice behind us. I lost count! Pileated Woodpecker Great Blue Heron Mallards What we saw:Great Blue Heron – 4Mallards – 6Canada Geese (more than we could count!)Downey Woodpecker – 1Red-bellied Woodpecker – 3Pileated Woodpecker – 1American Crows – 3House Sparrows – 20Northern Cardinals – 2, pairTufted … Continue reading

Sunday Outing December 28th

This Sunday outing was in Michigan while we were visiting family for the holidays. I took the kids to an area park I know of but everyone was asleep when we arrived. I sat for a few minutes in the car (with my new binoculars!) watching the trees but all I ended up seeing were … Continue reading

November 30 – Mallard (from area park, not my house)

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