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By: Anonymous: woof947 () on Monday, July 05 2010 @ 12:49 PM EDT  
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from the park -- sleeping together





       
   
By: yalitldevl (offline) on Thursday, July 08 2010 @ 10:16 PM EDT  
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Well I can't even tell you guys how much fun it was finding this guy! But I can tell you that an Ontario Provincial Police officer and I had the laugh of a century! Green LOL

It's an American Woodcock and here's a short video I managed to get while laughing my head off at it. It starts with 2 pics of them. There was actually 3 birds there but I was shocked then laughing and completely missed the first one. More may have gone into the grass before I even spotted them, I'll be back looking for them that I know!

American Woodcock doing a silly walk


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By: eiguoc (offline) on Tuesday, July 13 2010 @ 02:53 PM EDT  
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yalitldevl , that was a real hoot. Unbelievable how many birds do have strange walks.


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By: yalitldevl (offline) on Tuesday, July 13 2010 @ 08:23 PM EDT  
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isn't that something Pat??? I'll never forget it as long as I live man I laughed. Apparently that's their mating dance but why they'd be doing it in the high heat of July is anybody's guess. To top it all off I'd never even heard of them before let alone seen them! Priceless Green LOL

I've been back to the spot three times now and no luck. It may have been one of those 'once in a lifetime' sightings but I sure hope not


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By: yalitldevl (offline) on Monday, July 26 2010 @ 10:55 PM EDT  
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great pics Pat! Butterflies I don't know wildflowers I'm getting there and he's sitting on Burdock, that's one I just got a few days ago. That other one I'm a little stumped right now but I love the bee! Do you know that second one?


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By: eiguoc (offline) on Tuesday, July 27 2010 @ 09:06 AM EDT  
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The bee is sitting in a Joe Pye Weed. At first I thought it was a milkweed but it didn't look Quite right


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By: yalitldevl (offline) on Tuesday, July 27 2010 @ 12:58 PM EDT  
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ohhhh I seen that Pat on my wildflower list! Yes my first thought was Milkweed also but I knew those hairs didn't belong. Thanks for telling me


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By: yalitldevl (offline) on Thursday, July 29 2010 @ 10:24 PM EDT  
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Sure looks like a juvenile Bald Eagle to me Pat! Great job


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