We went to Baie-du-Febvre near Nicolet, just south of Trois Rivieres, with BPQ. It was great day for a nature walk.


There were Tree Swallows everywhere.

_DSC5661 Tree Swallow

and an occasional Muskrat here and there.

_DSC5662 Muskrat

A few Ravens were flying around.

_DSC5672 Raven

We saw some Killdeer.

_DSC5690 Killdeer

_DSC5692 Killdeer

There were several flocks of Snow Geese flying overhead and we wondered where they were going.

_DSC5701 Snow Goose

There a quite a few ducks in the pond. Red headed, Scaups, Mallards and Buffleheads.

_DSC5744 Bufflehead

A Sandhill Crane flew by us.

_DSC5769 Sandhill Crane

Near the river we saw some American Goldfinches and American Tree Sparrows.

_DSC5785 Amerian Tree Sparrow

_DSC5796 Amerian Tree Sparrow

Some Mourning Doves and American Robins and a Downy Woodpecker.

_DSC5787 Mourning Dove

_DSC5788 Americvan Robin

Some Pine Siskins and Common Grackles and Red-winged Blackbirds were flittering about.

_DSC5789 Pine Siskin

_DSC5805 Pine Siskin

_DSC5807 Common Grakle

We went to the first observation point and found the Canada Goose and Snow Goose.

_DSC5859 Snow Goose

_DSC5879 Snow Goose

Nearby we spotted some Turkey Vultures and Bald Eagles.

_DSC5869 Turkey Vulture

_DSC5905 Blad Eagle (j)

Eagle vs Raven. A big thank you to Joel Coutu for help in identifying the birds.

_DSC5917 Fight

That all for today’s walk.

Est numquam etiam nuper committitur Birding.

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