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A Month of Yellow Things



Seawall to Olympic Village

Multiple Canada Goose Families

With the Covid-19 outbreak, you have to consider every trip outside - will there be crowds?  Will there be line ups?  It was a beautiful weekend and we desperatly needed some outside time and exercise so we decided to run and scooter down the seawall to the Olympic Village.  Our first stop was Granville Island to see all of the baby Canada Geese.

Canada Goose With Babies


 
The kids brought one scooter between them and Nara mostly ran after Claira. 


Nara Running Down RampNara LevitatingClaira LevitatingClaira Jumping Between Blocks
Science World In Background



Walking On PierOne Goes Under On OverPortrait On Log

Seeing the Hoardings Downtown

A lot of businesses are closed and some of them have put wood over the windows to prevent damage while they are unoccupied.  Some of those hoardings have been painted with murals with support.  On a quiet day we decided to go out and take some photos.

Nara Sees HopeClaira Is Having FunIntrovert SeasonClaira With Artwork
 
  Nara Without MaskTaking Photos In GastownClaira With Hoarding
  Waggon Full Of Spray PaintClaira Photograping Hoarding Going Up

Lorcano Beach

The kids love days at the beach.  It's a bit strange seeing everyone at the beach all spread out, but people were trying their best at social distancing.
 
 
Nara Burrying ClairaJumping In Shallow WaterJumping At Lorano

Southlands

Claira wanted to see horses so we went to Southlands for a scoot and to watch the horses walk by.

Roadside ButtercupClaira ScootingScooters In Southlands

 
  Nara Making Zig Zag BubbleNara Releases Giant Bubble

  Claira Creating Large BubbleClaira Jumping For Bubble
 
 

Kids at Lost Lagoon, Stanley Park


Claira Trying To Feed Wood DucksClaira Feeding Baby Mallards
 
Yellow IrisesYellow Iris Hosting Morning GlorySitting On Overturned TreeNara In Yellow Irises


Walk at Lost Lagoon, Stanley Park

Wood Duck Male Trying To Sleep
Last weekend we went to Lost Lagoon for a walk walk.  This weekend the weather said wet day except for bit in the morning so I went early to get a walk in.  I was quite surprised to find all the wood ducks napping.  They weren't sleeping deeply because crows and Canadian geese were around and bugging, but the ducks did look like they were trying to sleep.

Wood Duck Chick With Mom

Alert Cinnamon Teal
As I walked further around the lagoon, I was surprised to see a Cinnamon Teal - quite a red duck in roughly the same plan as the Mallard.  This duck seemed quite alert - the Mallards near by were preening but this bird was look around attentively and when a sea plan flew overhead it bolted.


The real reason I wanted to come to Lost Lagoon instead of different location was because I saw an American Goldfinch playing in the grass last weekend.  I was hoping that if I came back I would see the same behaviour and sure enough, at the same place was a Goldfinch eating seeds.  The bird was relatively patient with me.

American Goldfinch SideAmerican Goldfinch Eating Seeds

Chickadee At Nest Hole

Near the end of my walk I saw a Chickadee fly up into a tree.  Nesting.  I was hoping to see babies asking for food but they seem to be too deep down.  I'm quite surprised that this nest is viable with so many squirrels in this neighborhood, but the Chickadees were there and feeding something.


Portrait On Log
Person: Claira, Nara
Altitude: 9m (29 feet)
Location: Go To...
Multiple Canada Goose Families
Species: Branta canadensis (canada goose)
Waggon Full Of Spray Paint
Altitude: 37m (121 feet)
Location: Go To...
Introvert Season
Altitude: 3m (9 feet)
Location: Go To...
Claira Jumping For Bubble
Person: Claira
Tags: bubble
Alert Cinnamon Teal
Species: Spatula cyanoptera (Cinnamon Teal)
Altitude: 17m (55 feet)
Location: Go To...
Walking On Pier
Person: Claira, Nara, Helen
Altitude: 2m (6 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Fraser Foreshore Trail, pier, umbrella
Wood Duck Chick With Mom
Species: Aix sponsa (Wood Duck)
Altitude: 10m (32 feet)
Location: Go To...
Nara Without Mask
Person: Claira, Nara
Altitude: 13m (42 feet)
Location: Go To...
Claira Feeding Baby Mallards
Person: Claira
Species: Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)
Altitude: 9m (29 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Stanley Park
Wood Duck Male Trying To Sleep
Species: Aix sponsa (Wood Duck)
Altitude: 7m (22 feet)
Location: Go To...
Yellow Iris Hosting Morning Glory
Location: Go To...
Tags: invasive, Stanley Park
Nara Sees Hope
Altitude: 21m (68 feet)
Location: Go To...
Nara Running Down Ramp
Person: Nara
Chickadee At Nest Hole
Species: Poecile atricapillus (Black-capped Chickadee)
Altitude: 2m (6 feet)
Location: Go To...
Claira With Hoarding
Altitude: 23m (75 feet)
Location: Go To...
Yellow Irises
Species: Iris pseudacorus (paleyellow iris, yellow flag)
Altitude: 3m (9 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: invasive, Stanley Park
Roadside Buttercup
Altitude: 14m (45 feet)
Location: Go To...
Claira With Artwork
Altitude: 16m (52 feet)
Location: Go To...
Nara Burrying Claira
Person: Claira, Nara
Altitude: 9m (29 feet)
Location: Go To...
Claira Trying To Feed Wood Ducks
Person: Claira
Altitude: 6m (19 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Stanley Park
Claira Is Having Fun
Altitude: 16m (52 feet)
Location: Go To...
Nara In Yellow Irises
Person: Nara
Altitude: 3m (9 feet)
Location: Go To...
Claira Creating Large Bubble
Person: Claira
Tags: bubble
Nara Releases Giant Bubble
Person: Nara
Claira Scooting
Person: Claira
Altitude: 12m (39 feet)
Location: Go To...
Canada Goose With Babies
Jumping At Lorano
Person: Claira, Nara
Altitude: 5m (16 feet)
Location: Go To...
Jumping In Shallow Water
Person: Claira, Nara
Altitude: 5m (16 feet)
Location: Go To...
One Goes Under On Over
Person: Claira, Nara
Altitude: 9m (29 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Fraser Foreshore Trail, umbrella
Scooters In Southlands
Person: Claira, Nara
Altitude: 54m (177 feet)
Location: Go To...
Claira Levitating
Person: Claira
Science World In Background
Person: Claira, Nara
Tags: Olympic Village, Science World
Nara Making Zig Zag Bubble
Person: Nara
Taking Photos In Gastown
Altitude: 16m (52 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Gastown, mural, photographer
Claira Jumping Between Blocks
Person: Claira
Sitting On Overturned Tree
Altitude: 3m (9 feet)
Location: Go To...
American Goldfinch Eating Seeds
Species: Spinus tristis (American goldfinch)
Altitude: 8m (26 feet)
Location: Go To...
Nara Levitating
Person: Nara
Tags: levitating
Claira Photograping Hoarding Going Up
Altitude: 47m (154 feet)
Location: Go To...
American Goldfinch Side
Species: Spinus tristis (American goldfinch)
Altitude: 8m (26 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Stanley Park(4), bubble(2), Fraser Foreshore Trail(2), umbrella(2), invasive(2), levitating(1)
People: Claira(16), Nara(14), Helen(1)
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