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24764Re: Mountain Bluebirds

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  • bernardtremblay
    Mar 20, 2013
      Nick, It is interesting that the first Mountain Bluebird observations are coming from Saskatoon instead of Regina or further south. Maybe the mountain blue birds are avoiding the Moose-Jaw Regina Crooked Lake snow belt and just going up through Swift Current and the Alberta border.

      Bernard.

      Regina.

      --- In Saskbirds@yahoogroups.com, "Nick Saunders" <nikovich@...> wrote:
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      > Good afternoon folks,
      >
      > Some earlier news to report , that I failed to mention yesterday.
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      > I have friends that work at the Beaver Creek Center not far from town, off HWY.219.
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      > They reported 6 Mountain Bluebirds last Wednesday flying over the creek. The birds ( 2 males, and 4 females ) were also spotted by a bunch of school kids on a hike.
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      > Ron Jensen and I looked for these birds over the weekend but were unable to re-locate them.
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      > We did however turn up many Sharp-tailed Grouse, ( at least 20 ) out early, eating the buds from some native shrubs and trees. Other than that, there was not much around at all.
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      > Cheers,
      >
      > Nick
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