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Western Sandpipers Flying Away
I like how they are all sticking out there legs from the take off. These little birds will migrate from Northern Canada to South America.
Species: Calidris mauri (Western Sandpiper)

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Camping > Cape Scott > Western Sandpipers Flying Away

Chinese Pond Heron
The breeding plumage is quite red.
Species: Ardeola bacchus (Chinese Pond Heron)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong > Chinese Pond Heron

More Birds
Those tall white birds (black legs, yellow bill) are great egrets. The smaller black and white birds are White-breasted waterhen.
Species: Ardea alba (Great Egret)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Hong Kong > More Birds

Red Breasted Merganser On Rock
I'm impressed by how many different patterns and colours make up this duck's body. It isn't random - there is or was a reason for each bit - they each conveyed an advantage.
Tags: beach, bird
Species: Mergus serrator (Red-breasted Merganser)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > May 2008 > Red Breasted Merganser On Rock

Eagle On Rock
We never really saw what these birds were eating, but there were a number of them on the rocks.
Tags: beach, bird
Species: Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Bald Eagle)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > May Long Weekend in Bowser > Eagle On Rock

Eagle On Beach Rocks
I have never seen a Bald Eagle behave like a Great Blue Heron. These birds were grabbing fish near shore and returning to rocks to eat.
Tags: beach, bird, rock
Species: Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Bald Eagle)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > May Long Weekend in Bowser > Eagle On Beach Rocks

Eagles On Rocks
This picture reminds me of this picture from Gabriola, also featuring three birds. Being Bald Eagles, I couldn't get as close.
Species: Haliaeetus leucocephalus (Bald Eagle)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > May Long Weekend in Bowser > Eagles On Rocks

Gull With Star Legs Out
Gull With Star Legs Out
John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > July 2007 > Gull With Star Legs Out

Gull Swallowing Star
Gull Swallowing Star
Tags: beach, bird

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > July 2007 > Gull Swallowing Star

Gull Eaten Star
Gull Eaten Star
Tags: beach, bird

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > July 2007 > Gull Eaten Star

Gull Dropping Star
Gull Dropping Star
Tags: beach, bird

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > July 2007 > Gull Dropping Star

Heron Landing Between Two
Two years later, I took a similar triple bird picture.
Species: Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Gabriola > Heron Landing Between Two

Herons Fishing In Front Of Mill
I love the contrast of these graceful birds fishing in front of steam belching saw mill.
Tags: beach, bird

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Gabriola > Herons Fishing In Front Of Mill

Waving
Waving
Species: Eudyptula minor (Little Penguin, Blue Penguine)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > New Zealand > Waving

Penguins Coming In
Penguins Coming In
Species: Eudyptula minor (Little Penguin, Blue Penguine)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > New Zealand > Penguins Coming In

NZDotterel On Beach
NZDotterel On Beach
Species: Charadrius obscurus (New Zealand Dotterel)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > New Zealand > NZDotterel On Beach

NZDotterel
NZDotterel
Species: Charadrius obscurus (New Zealand Dotterel)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > New Zealand > NZDotterel

Banded Blue
Banded Blue
Species: Eudyptula minor (Little Penguin, Blue Penguine)

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > New Zealand > Banded Blue

Sanderlings On Rock
Later on in the day I saw a dog chasing all five of these birds. I was sad.
Tags: beach, bird
Species: Calidris alba (Sanderling)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Tofino BB > Sanderlings On Rock

Crow Squawking
Crow Squawking
Species: Corvus caurinus (Northwestern Crow)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Tofino BB > Crow Squawking

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