Tranquille Marsh Birding April 12, 2018

Had an hour and a bit between dropping off and picking up my daughter from an event last night.  The location was conveniently out towards the Tranquille area 🙂  I kicked up a Coyote at very close range while walking and we both were quite surprised to see each other.  First of the year birds included a single Greater Yellowlegs, an Osprey, Shovelers, Ruddy Ducks, and Wood Ducks in their usual place.  The lighting was too dark and the birds were too far for photos.

Tranquille Marsh, Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, CA
Apr 12, 2018 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM
Protocol: Traveling
1.5 kilometer(s)
25 species
Canada Goose  2
Wood Duck  6
Northern Shoveler  2
Gadwall  12
Mallard  40
Northern Pintail  16
Green-winged Teal  36
Greater Scaup  2
Lesser Scaup  7
Bufflehead  5
Ruddy Duck  2
Chukar  2
Great Blue Heron  2
Osprey  1
Red-tailed Hawk  3
Sandhill Crane  5
Killdeer  12
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Northern Flicker  1
American Kestrel  1
Northern Shrike  2
Black-billed Magpie  2
Song Sparrow  1
Spotted Towhee  1
Western Meadowlark  2



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