20150531 Local sights: Blooms & Birdies

Although yesterday was very windy and cool, we managed to make a few photos in the neighbourhood.


Proud parent:


Being visited by a brood of Mallards



“Peek a boo!”  says this American Yellow Warbler.


What is that red structure on this Jackpine branch?



Three pix of Starflowers.  (Worth clicking on to see the delicate structure of the blossom.)

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Starflower photography was interrupted by the songs of this American Redstart Warbler, some distance away.


It looks like a good blueberry crop this year, good crop of blackflies right now.



Adult photo



Young couple enjoying a bit of warmth, out of the wind.  What was that kind of iridescent coloration  called?

Those duck features are really very nice up close!


Have a good week!



2 thoughts on “20150531 Local sights: Blooms & Birdies

  1. I’m glad you enjoy them, Ray. Something like a dose of salts, eh?
    I enjoy getting them up. But I don’t know how long I can keep up this pace.

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