Hi all, I wanted to test a lens, so I went to Stewart park in search of subjects. I did find lots of gulls to photograph. But the highlight was three adult Lesser Black-backed gulls. Each of them could be distinguished by the amount of black on the red spot of their beaks. Two of them were
After a hard day in the mine I stopped at Stewart Park to scan the lakeshore. There was good diversity and larger numbers of some species. Among the expected birds there were 2 SURF SCOTERS, up from one the other day, over 350 D.C. CORMORANTS, 200 A. COOT, 22 RUDDY DUCKS and 16
I, too, stopped by Stewart Park around lunchtime today. In addition to Gary's birds (missed the scoters), I had: 1 GADWALL, 8 BLUE-WINGED TEAL, 9 SCAUP, 2 NORTHERN SHOVELERS, and a few mallards. On Oct 21, 2011, at 8:24 PM, J. Gary Kohlenberg wrote: After a hard day in the mine I stopped at
Inspired by Tim Lenz' report of 2 separate Black Scoters from East Shore Park, I biked over to Stewart Park. Indeed the southern BLACK SCOTER with the Aythya flock was visible. I hope it is still there, because it's a neat bird, neither the adult male with a yellow knob, nor the juvenile or female
My wife and I stopped by Stewart Park on the way home from the library, at about 2p. It was a good day for ducks. 1 Pied-Billed Grebe 2 Buffleheads A small flock of American Coots 2 Shovelers Umpteen Bazillion Canadian Geese A similar quantity of Mallards But no Brants! Maybe it says something
I stopped in at Stewart Park around 12:30 this afternoon while doing errands. The lake was perfectly calm. To add to Dave's list from this morning I found a single Ruddy Duck and a single Pied-billed Grebe, both off the west side of the park, as well as a total of 7 Wood Ducks in the lagoon.