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For my friend Harry

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For my friend Harry
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur because he likes their call.

No accounting for the taste of a Scot.

It's all about control

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It's all about control
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur On the weekend there was a controlled burn in some grassy areas.
There are several reasons for prescribed burns. It reduces the available fuel in the event of a wild fire; it removes invasive species and keeps the area a grass land.

It is a well orchestrated event, igniters, suppressors’, supervisors.

Porcine skate boarding

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Porcine skate boarding
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur Fun down on the farm

It's hard to find a parking spot in Niagra Falls.

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It's hard to find a parking spot in Niagra Falls.
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur We couldn't find a place to park but this cab did.

Early morning light

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Early morning light
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur A northern shoveler in a marsh near Rondeau this morning.

South view of a north bound bird.

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South view of a north bound bird.
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur We disturbed a great blue by the time I grabbed the camera all I got was the going away view.

We have a tree in the area that the herons use for nesting. It is nice to see up to 12 of these sitting up in trees

Uploaded by ricmcarthur on

The Alpha and the Omega.

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The Alpha and the Omega.
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur The first in the spring and usually the last in the fall, the yellow rump warbler lets me know spring isn't to far away.

Ralph, what are you doing?

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Ralph, what are you doing?
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur We nest on the ground, you old coot!