Yearly Archives: 2008

Mallard babies!

Great excitement today! I had completely given up hope of seeing any ducklings, goslings this spring at our Bay. I still maintain some hope, however slight, that the mute swans’ eggs might still hatch…. But as I was going around the back side of the park, which is to say, the lake side, not the […]

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Grosbeaks in my yard!

I didn’t have to go far to see this charming little fellow sporting a black suit paired with a red bib. . . He was right in my back yard. This rose-breasted  grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus), could be the most beautiful bird I have ever seen locally. For an amateur birder, it was terrifically exciting, since […]

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