Tag Archives: Baum Lake

Canada Goose Creche

As I mentioned in a previous post, when in close proximity, Canada geese (Branta canadensis) goslings will form large groups. These nursery groups, or creches, provide protection for the chicks (safety in numbers) and teach them how to work as a … Continue reading

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Growing Fast

The Canada goose chicks are growing fast! I went back to the areas where about two weeks ago I photographed some goslings (April 15th and April 16th posts). Those adorable, yellow balls of fuzz are much larger and are showing almost … Continue reading

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Osprey Nest

Several weeks ago I found this nest atop a snag about a third of a mile from Baum Lake (Shasta County CA). There was no sign of any activity around the nest, yet its good condition suggested to me that … Continue reading

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Osprey Are Back!

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What a wonderful, active season – birds leaving and returning, wildflowers beginning to emerge and blossom, the winter buds on trees opening to reveal flowers and leaves!! When we went to Baum Lake on March 17th so many changes had occured in … Continue reading

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Canada Goose Eggs

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About a month ago I mentioned that the Canada geese were beginning to pair up and defend their territory in anticipation of the breeding season. The following day I posted a series of pictures in which the male Canada goose … Continue reading

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