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Merlin

February 24, 2021 - The Merlin is a mid sized falcon larger than the Kestrel and smaller than the Peregrine Falcon. It also tends to hunt mo...
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Bald Eagles Aplenty

February 24, 2021 - Bald Eagles have a favorite tree in the Annapolis Valley but this display and congregation is larger than usual. Count t...
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Iceland Gull

February 24, 2021 - The Iceland Gull, primarily a winter visitor, is plentiful this time of year. I've seen dozens flocking together over th...
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Hooded Merganser

February 24, 2021 - The Hooded Merganser is an elegant and photogenic duck if you can find one close enough to photograph. Its quite flighty...
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Herring Cove Sunrise

February 24, 2021 - I enjoyed the Sunrise at Herring Cove prior to my trip to the Annapolis Valley. The sunrises here are a recent discovery...
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Horned Lark

February 16, 2021 - The Horned Lark despite its diminutive size is a winter survivor in Nova Scotia. It moves in flocks and it is easily sta...
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Bald Eagles on Grand Lake

February 16, 2021 - There are usually Bald Eagles patrolling the icy surface of Grand Lake. They prey on gulls usually the young ones that r...
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Red-tailed Hawk

February 16, 2021 - The Red-tailed Hawk is a buteo spending most of its time soaring while looking for prey or sitting in a tree or on a hay...
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Short-eared Owl, the Revisit

February 16, 2021 - Laura and I found Short-eared Owls once again on our second trip to the Annapolis Valley. The Short-eared Owl blends wel...
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Common Loon in Portuguese Cove

February 16, 2021 - Occasionally I visit Portuguese Cove itself a small one acre sized horseshoe shaped haven from the nearby pounding surf.
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Surf on Eastern Head

February 16, 2021 - I photographed the surf pounding on Eastern Head, Herring Cove, Nova Scotia. It's tricky to get interesting photographs...
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Bald Eagles in the Valley

February 16, 2021 - Laura and I enjoyed another decent day for a trip to the Annapolis Valley. Like our last visit this one was also success...
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