Hendrie Valley July 9
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Hendrie Valley July 9

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Ally

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Found a lot of fledglings. Blue jays are doing well.


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The Barn Swallow babies are really fun to watch


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This parent enjoyed a little preening, he seemed to be saying: Do you mind?

Went for the Osprey, only found one over head. Lighting was not good, so content with what I had. At least it didn't rain. But there was a bird call, I couldn't locate. Must be something I haven't seen.




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Nice variety again!


Your first set of swallows are Cliff Swallows, note the lack of forked tail and red rump in the last picture.


And the Barn Swallow looks really pissed, mooning you and staring angrily >:( ;D


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I'll say. Perhaps the first recorded photo of a bird flipping-you-the-bird.


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I'll say. Perhaps the first recorded photo of a bird flipping-you-the-bird.
I actually have a flipping birb...


Ally

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Nice variety again!


Your first set of swallows are Cliff Swallows, note the lack of forked tail and red rump in the last picture.


And the Barn Swallow looks really pissed, mooning you and staring angrily >:( ;D
Thanks I was confused about their id. I thought the forked one was their parent. Saw some feeding, and the lighting was not perfect. Nice to have cliff too


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Cool set indeed. And there's you first of the year Osprey, too bad you didn't get to see more.


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Cool set indeed. And there's you first of the year Osprey, too bad you didn't get to see more.
I also went to the bridge and got to see the falcon and a fledgling. Spent 15 minutes there and reached the conclusion that I will never be get as good pics as yours. So decided to leave and enjoy your pics instead. ;D ;D


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Haha, that's a premature conclusion Ally. Sometimes unexpected happens, the juveniles take a walk right beside you - all you have to do is point and shoot.




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That is some luck. Today at Colonel Sam Smith, a Muskrat chose to walk in front of me, so close, I couldn't take any pics. I was like, where did you even come from?