Anne Elliott's photos with the Eagle Lake area

Brewer's Blackbird male

Brewer's Blackbird male
This male Brewer's Blackbird was busy flying back and forth with food for its babies that were perched on low branches in one tree. Mixed in with these babies was one that was different - a young Brown-headed Cowbird. Cowbirds lay their eggs in other bi…
Added on June 21, 2017

Brewer's Blackbird female

Brewer's Blackbird female
This female Brewer's Blackbird was busy flying back and forth with food for its babies that were perched on low branches in one tree. Mixed in with these babies was one that was different - a young Brown-headed Cowbird. Cowbirds lay their eggs in other…
Added on June 21, 2017

Great Horned Owl male

Great Horned Owl male
This is the adult male Great Horned Owl ("Dad") seen two days ago, on 17 June 2017, when five of us went east of the city for the day, to visit our friend, Shirley, at her seasonal trailer. All three owlets and Mom were perched in the same tree while Da…
Added on June 20, 2017

Brewer's Blackbird, collecting food for his babies

Brewer's Blackbird, collecting food for his babies
I'm not sure what this Brewer's Blackbird male has in his beak - I can't tell if it is a mouthful of individual insects or maybe just one or two. It was busy collecting food to feed its babies that were perched on low branches in one tree. Mixed in with…
Added on June 20, 2017

One of three young owls

One of three young owls
This is one of three Great Horned Owl owlets, seen two days ago, on 17 June 2017, when five of us went east of the city for the day, to visit our friend, Shirley, at her seasonal trailer. All three owlets and Mom were perched in the same tree. Dad was…
Added on June 19, 2017

Slough near Eagle Lake

Slough near Eagle Lake
This is a slough that we stopped at two days ago, on 17 June 2017, when five of us went east of the city for the day, to visit our friend, Shirley, at her seasonal trailer. As you can see, we were so lucky with the weather for our outing. This is where…
Added on June 19, 2017

Killdeer / Charadrius vociferus

Killdeer / Charadrius vociferus
Friends and I were lucky enough to see two Killdeer nests two days ago, on 17 June 2017, when five of us went east of the city for the day, to visit our friend, Shirley, at her seasonal trailer.

"A shorebird you can see without going to the beach, Kill…
Added on June 19, 2017

Killdeer 'nest' and eggs - a telemacro shot

Killdeer 'nest' and eggs - a telemacro shot
Friends and I were lucky enough to see two Killdeer nests two days ago, on 17 June 2017, when five of us went east of the city for the day, to visit our friend, Shirley, at her seasonal trailer. One nest only had one egg in it so far, and the other had f…
Added on June 19, 2017

Tree Swallows - time to change places

Tree Swallows - time to change places
This bird house was on the tree right outside a friend's seasonal trailer. Five of us went east of the city for the day, on 17 June 2017, to visit our friend, Shirley. This pair of Tree Swallows was busy taking turns to fly off or return to the nest. E…
Added on June 19, 2017

Watching the watchers

Watching the watchers
Happy Father's Day, everyone!

Back to posting after missing yesterday. I was so absolutely tired the previous evening, that I just didn't manage to find and edit photos to post early yesterday morning. I know part of the reason is lack of sleep, but I…
Added on June 18, 2017