Tag Archives: Baum Lake

Diving Osprey

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Recently I was near Crystal Lake (Lassen County CA) where I followed an osprey nest this season. The osprey fledged in July, but I wanted to see if any osprey were still around. The nest was empty however, one osprey … Continue reading

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Another “Last” Picture

I never cease to be awed by how rapidly birds progress from hatchling to adult. The Canada goose (Branta canadensis)¬†goslings born in April already look like adult geese. Only their slightly smaller size distinguishes the juveniles from the adults. They … Continue reading

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Great Blue Heron Revisited

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Sometimes I simply cannot visit all the nests that I try to monitor often enough. The chicks fledge before I really get time to properly observe them. Such is the case with the great blue heron (Ardea herodias) rookery at … Continue reading

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Still Growing

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This is an unusual year, in my opinion, for Canada goose (Branta canadensis) goslings. Normally it seems as though most of the chicks in our area arrive within a week or so of each other. This year Leonard and I … Continue reading

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Great Blue Heron Babies

The great blue heron (Ardea¬†herodias) rookeries at Baum Lake (Shasta County CA) are teeming with activity. In one ponderosa pine alone I can count a minimum of fifteen nests. Females are incubating eggs in some of the nests and some … Continue reading

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