"HERE'S GOOFY" - Great Blue Heron

September 03, 2023  •  1 Comment
"HERE'S GOOFY" Great Blue Heron - 7 Photos Am not certain if this is a somewhat young heron or a fully mature & breeding adult but because it has frequently ignored "human" presence and maintained its position, I am suspecting that is a younger heron. I have had encounters with another larger heron that has taken to flight immediately it has sense...
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"POND PATROL" - Beaver (North American)

August 29, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
"POND PATROL" Beaver (North American) - 3 Photos This is a sequel to the previous blog, "BABY ON BOARD", August 28th, 2023. So the next morning I headed out to where I had spotted the mink the day before, hoping to have more mink sightings. Before I had had a chance to sit down, there was the unmistakable sound of a beaver slapping its tai...
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"BABY ON BOARD" - Mink (North American)

August 28, 2023  •  2 Comments
"BABY ON BOARD" Mink (North American) - 9 Photos So there I was checking out a pond where I have seen beavers in the early Spring but not much else in the way of mammals. There was, however, some bird & duck activity which I was monitoring but then just off to my left, came what I thought was a muskrat. And then quickly changed my mind, it was a m...
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August 22, 2023  •  1 Comment
"OUT OF THE BLUE, INTO THE GREEN" Great Blue Heron - 5 Photos The Great Blue Heron had been fishing in one of the ponds, probably having some success as it had been there quite awhile. Eventually, it took to the air but this time, instead of going directly north it made a complete circle around the pond, which not only allowed for some flight p...
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"SPOTTED AGAIN" - White-Tailed Deer

August 21, 2023  •  1 Comment
"SPOTTED AGAIN" White-Tailed Deer (Doe & Fawns) - 8 Photos It's been almost two months since I first spotted this doe with her two fawns in the ponds. And there they were in the same body of water as before. The fawns still have all their spots but they are much taller & bolder and if possible, even more adorable. With the water a little deeper...
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