Today, my daughter and I went to the Ile Bizard nature park and joined with the BPQ bird watching walk. There were about thirty of us on this fine sunny morning. It was a little chilly, about 2 degrees. We walk about 3.5 hours and saw/heard about 43 species of birds.
At the start of the first boardwalk, we saw about a dozen Painted Turtles on logs, basking in the sun.
A Raven flew right by us.
There were Canada Geese all over the marsh area. They made a racket. Some were flying around.
Some were swimming.
Some were in the reeds.
There were quite a few Swamp Sparrows singing and flying around.
One song Sparrow landed on a tree next to us.
Red-winged blackbirds were everywhere and calling
In the distance, in a tree far far away, we spotted a Belted Kingfisher.
Tree swallows were flying all over the marsh.
A couple of White-Breasted Nuthatches were flying here and there.
There were a few Mallards.
We saw a few Red Squirrels and a couple of Gray Squirrels.
Saw this interesting growth on a tree.
Heard a few Black-capped Chickadees. Saw a couple. Shot only one.
We heard woodpeckers. I managed to take a photo of a Downy Woodpecker.
That all for today’s walk.
Est numquam etiam nuper committitur Birding.