Centennial park & Technoparc

Bonne fête Saint Jean Baptiste.

To celebrate La Fête Nationale, I went for a walk at Centennial park in Dollard des Ormeaux. I was sunny and 18 degrees Celsius this morning.

The flowers are blooming I just love the light and shadows on the flower.

_DSC0913 Flower

I saw some Wood ducks and family.

_DSC0914 Wood Duck (m)

_DSC0922 Wood Duck (f)

_DSC0953 Wood Duck (f)

A Ring-billed Gull stood watch.

_DSC0924 Ring-billed Gull

A flock of Canada Geese were grazing. I caught this youngster posing.

_DSC0932 Canada Goose

This Mallard chick is getting big.

_DSC0949 Mallard (f)

There were a lot Red-winged Blackbirds.

_DSC0975 Red-winged blackbird (f)

I saw a Grey Squirrel running around.

_DSC0994 Grey Squirrel

My walk got interrupted.

Afterwards, I decided to go to the Technoparc area in Ville Saint Laurent.

Lots of Red-winged blackbirds here.

_DSC1012 Red-winged Blackbird

This Cedar Waxwing is collect nesting material.

_DSC1021 Cedar Waxwing

_DSC1029 Yellow

Lots of Yellow Warbers.

_DSC1042 Yellow Warbler (f)

_DSC1067 Yellow Warbler (m)

_DSC1108 Purple

Found a Gray Catbird hiding in the bushes.

_DSC1116 Gray Catbird

More Mallards.

_DSC1118 Mallard

_DSC1127 Mallard

A Twelve spotted Skimmer dragonfly.

_DSC1137 Twelve-spotted Skimmer Dragonfly

An American Goldfinch perched on a branch.

_DSC1144 American Goldfinch

A House Finch

_DSC1159 House Finch

I heard two Ravens nearby. I found one up a tree.

_DSC1166 Raven

I found a Spotted Sandpiper in a tree. While I was taking a few shots. It took off and landed near me. It was in full breeding plumage.

_DSC1187 Spotted Sandpiper

_DSC1183 Spotted Sandpiper

Nearby, I heard chirping near a bush. I waited patiently for a few minutes and up she went. It is a female Common Yellowthroat.

_DSC1200 Common Yellowthroat

That all for today’s walk.

Est numquam etiam nuper committitur Birding.