Monthly Archives: May 2011

Goodbye Riding Mountain National Park

It is always busy, but managed to sort some snaps today while the rain bucketed down here in Wasagaming. Heading north at 3am in the morning doing surveys as we go. Next civilisation is Thompson………………..800km to the north. Hope to … Continue reading

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Extinction imminent for Golden winged Warbler?

That is the prognoses for Golden winged Warbler unfortunately. Though the Manitoba population might be rising slightly the bigger picture is that the species is being bred out by the western Blue winged Warbler which is hybridising regularly and diluting … Continue reading

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Team Manitoba Bird Atlas 2011

Having a lie in today ie it wasnt 4am just 6am. I have been trying to swat up on songs since then after an embarrassing score in the quiz last night. If I can see them no problem, but I … Continue reading

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Black Bears

Driving back from the early morning survey at lunch, after six hours ‘bush bashing’ with no trail in the boreal bog, we stumbled across a female Black Bear bold as brass at the roadside. We quickly noticed there was a … Continue reading

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Coyote

Had three so far. Stunning.

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Little birders on the Prairie

Yesterday was a full day, almost like a bird race. It finished with owling till near midnight but we drew a blank. From 4am it had been us out on the Prairie. Lots of flooding on the way there, but … Continue reading

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Proven Lake

A day taking in some wet and marsh areas as well as a bash at some agricultural zones proved fruitful. American Bittern, Sora and a full range of waterfowl were just some around the loch reserve. American Black Terns hawked … Continue reading

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