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Blustery Morning at the Coastal Barrens

January 15, 2021 - I try to get down to Duncan Reef and the nearby coastal barrens frequently mostly for the exercise although Harlequin Du...
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Harlequin Ducks

November 08, 2020 - The Harlequin Duck is a hard bird to photograph not because its shy but because its often found fishing in the surf. Sli...
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High Coastal Barrens

October 24, 2020 - I hiked the coastal barrens from Duncan's Cove to Duncan Reef, thence to Duck Reef and the high barrens. The fall colour...
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Angry Sea in Black and White

October 29, 2018 - I've captured a few images of surf breaking on the rocks of Duncan Reef. These examples are presented in black and white...
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Duck Reef Loop at Duncan Reef, Nova Scotia

May 04, 2018 - A favorite walk and hike of mine is the Duck Reef loop at Duncan's Cove/Duncan Reef. Park your car at the Duncan's Cove...
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Hard Drive Failure but the Birds Keep Coming

October 30, 2017 - I visited Duncan Reef yesterday and met my first Snow Buntings and Lapland Longspurs of the year. The photos seen here a...
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Ruddy Turnstone

August 25, 2017 - There were several Ruddy Turnstones in breeding plumage and juvenile Spotted Sandpipers at Duncan Reef. The best time to...
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Harlequin Ducks and Others

April 27, 2017 - I visited Duncan's Cove and found 10 Harlequin Ducks just briefly as 8 immediately flew off. The surf was high and the r...
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Prothonotary Warbler and Many Other Birds

April 24, 2017 - I had a good morning of photography in mild temperatures and bright sunshine until the fog began to roll in late morning...
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Cedar Waxwings

April 28, 2016 - The most elegant bird in Canada is the Bohemian Waxwing. When I say elegant I mean, "Audrey Hepburn" elegant. The Cedar...
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Winter Solstice Sunrise Behind Duncan Reef December 21, 2015

December 21, 2015 - I went to Duncan Reef during the darkness of the predawn morning to photograph the winter solstice sunrise at Duncan Ree...
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Snow Buntings and Gale at Duncan Reef

October 31, 2015 - Yesterday there was a gale at Duncan Reef. The sea was alive and so were the Snow Buntings. I sat at my usual spot snugg...
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Snow Buntings and Ipswich Sparrow

October 19, 2015 - Laura Elliott and I visited Duncan Reef this afternoon and found three Snow Buntings and one Ipswich Sparrow. There was...
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Ipswich Sparrow

October 14, 2015 - This was my first trip to Duncan Reef in two weeks thanks to a virus and lousy weather. The wind was howling from the so...
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Late Summer Birds of Duncan Reef

September 25, 2015 - This compendium of some of the late summer birds of Duncan Reef includes the period between the last week of August to t...
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Baird's Sandpiper

August 28, 2015 - Here are some Baird's Sandpiper photographs from August 25. I checked Duncan Reef this morning but there was no joy. Th...
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Birds of Duncan Reef

August 23, 2015 - About the middle of August shorebirds begin to migrate through the Duncan Reef area. The reef is the only hospitable pie...
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