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Catherine3678 Bird List 2006 (1 Viewer)

Catherine3678

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Okay ... All these birds I've seen (and most of them I've photographed) IN Ottawa, usually by the Ottawa River along the parkway.

I don't know the proper names of all the birds I've seen but for those I do:

Canadian Geese (lots of 'em!)
Mallard Ducks
American Black Ducks
Wood Ducks

Ring-billed gulls and other 'shore birds' ...

Cormorant
Blue Heron
Black Crowned Night Heron
Pilated Woodpecker
a couple of unidentified woodpeckers (hairy and/or downy)!

Cardinals
house sparrows/finches
canaries/orioles (same bird, many names! It's basically yellow)
Black-capped chickadees
black birds
crows
ravens
Red Winged Black Birds
Robins
Common Grackles
Mourning Doves
Starlings
Gray Catbirds

osprey
Turkey Vulture
 
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Catherine3678

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Aug

Yellow rumped warblers
a variety of other types of warblers ...

juvenile European Starling!

female American Redstart

Male Hooded Merganser!
 
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Catherine3678

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More Ducks!

This has been a wonderful year for "first photos of" for me ... but these two are special as I've never seen them in the wild before, let alone around here.

Common Goldeneye; small flock drakes and hens.

Scaups; small flock drakes and hens.

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Black-backed gulls,
Red-breasted merganser
 
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