Saturday 22 February 2014

Spoiled with Tame Birds

After Bruce found the Yellow-legged Gull on Wednesday at Quidi Vidi, it has been seen every morning since at the same spot!

This morning many birders enjoyed up close looks at it: 

At the same spot are 5 Common Mergansers that are becoming increasingly tame:

This Bald Eagle is also very tame and is often seen at the lake:

Earlier this week we had a freezing rain storm that covered everything in a thin layer of ice: 

Despite the abundance of berries we haven't been seeing as many robins and waxwings as we had hoped for: