Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Wetlands snow and birds

There are paved paths around the circumference of these wetlands that are a part of Burnt Bridge Creek. Usually the ducks and Canadian geese are found here in various groups at different times. This area also has lots of dragonflies but the only one I ever captured on film was taken a couple miles from here. This is whee I began my trek in the snow a week ago last Tuesday.

A little further down the trail, I heard this loud noise, almost like singing coming from the sky above me. When I looked up, I saw the source of the music. . . lots of birds in the tree probably singing a snow song just for me/or griping about yet another snowfall. I mean, it has snowed 15 times this winter so far! (Yes I keep track!) This is an unusual winter for Vancouver where we usually get rain instead of snow. Anyway, here's some of those providing music for my snow trek that day.


Lilli & Nevada said...

Wetlands are always neat to go too, never know what you will find there

SandyCarlson said...

I hear the music, my friend. These are really beautiful. Those wetlands must be a brilliant source of floral life at the other end of the calendar!

Cindi said...

I really like the photos of the birds...they remind me of the book "A Tree of Birds."

Yes, I changed the names in the story on my blog. I'm not an irresponsible person.

Malyss said...

the wetlands are strange places, were ghosts and fairies usually live...And I'm always wondering how such little birds can survive in the cold and snowy winters, and more, seem to be happy of it!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

I'd LOVE to walk that area with you! I bet it's splendid. It's nice there's a path...but I'd likely stray. ;-)

Love Bears All Things said...

I know you've been in your element with the snowfall you've had this year.
Mama Bear

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