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Mother and her 11 Ducklings

A mallard hen takes her 11 ducklings out for a swim.

Mother and her 11 Ducklings

Mother and her 11 Ducklings

Loon Fishing

A common loon swimming and fishing on the river.

Common Loon

Common Loon

Red-winged Blackbird

A red-wing black bird perched on a tree.

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Great Blue Heron in Flight

A great blue heron flying through the blue sky.

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Ring-necked Duck

This is the first I have seen this type of duck in the river. I believe this is a ring-necked duck.

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Timber Wolves

Portrait of a wolf and two young wolves playing.

Timber Wolf

Timber Wolf

Young timber wolves playing.

Young timber wolves playing.

Just Hanging Out

Brown bear hanging out in a tree.

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Heron Watching the Nest

A female great blue heron watching over the nest.

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Herons Flying

Great blue herons are soaring through the spring blue sky.

Great Blue Heron Flying

Great Blue Heron Flying

Great Blue Heron Nest Building

Great Blue Heron Nest Building

Mother and Duckling

A mother mallard and her duckling swimming down the river.

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Canada Geese are back

Thousands to Canada geese landed on the frozen river behind my house last night.

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Timber Wolf

A timber wolf on the hunt for lunch.

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Great Blue Heron Nesting

Here is a female great blue heron in the rookery rearranging her nest to sit on the eggs.

Great Blue Heron Nesting 

Great Blue Heron Nesting 

Robin Finds Dinner

The robins are busy in my backyard catching worms for dinner.

Robin Finds Dinner

Robin Finds Dinner

Robin's Have Returned

Another sign of spring, the robin's have returned.

Male Robin

Male Robin

It's Spring - The Boys are Showing Off!

As signs of spring slowly emerge, the snow melts once again, some days are warmer and the lot of rain.  The male wild turkeys are displaying their tail feathers in a dance to attract the females.  This photograph was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II and a Sigma 150-600 mm lens set at 300 mm.  The shutter speed was set at 1/400 second, the aperture was set at f6.3 and the ISO was set at 6400 in the low light of the morning.

Male Turkeys Strutt Their Stuff

Male Turkeys Strutt Their Stuff

Surprise! Spring Snow!

The snow has returned once more for this year.  I woke to a winter wonderland of snow covering virtual everything.

Spring Snow on the trees

Spring Snow on the trees

Spring Snow Everywhere 

Spring Snow Everywhere 

Spring Snow on the Bird Feeder

Spring Snow on the Bird Feeder