Yukon Territory

Northern Birds

Another of my pages with birds in Yukon's spring at  May 2013 - Spring birds

Tundra Swans in Yukon

Tundra Swans in Yukon
Tundra Swans on a frozen pond in Yukon - October 2012

Tundra Swans in Yukon
Tundra Swans in Yukon, on a frozen pond - October 2012

Tundra Swans in flight in Yukon
Tundra Swans in flight - October 2012

Tundra Swans
Taking a break from migrating southward - 2 October 2013

Willow Ptarmigan

More ptarmigan 7 May 2014

Willow Ptarmigan - Haines road
Willow Ptarmigan along the Haines Road - May 2015

Willow Ptarmigan
Willow Ptarmigan in the snow along the Haines Road - 7 May 2014

Willow Ptarmigan
Willow Ptarmigan along the Haines Road - 7 July 2013

Willow Ptarmigan
Willow Ptarmigan Chick - 7 July 2013

Common Loons in Yukon

Common Loons in Yukon
Common Loons at Frenchman Lake in Yukon - July 2011

Common Loons in Yukon
Common Loons at Frenchman Lake in Yukon - July 2011

Common Loons in Yukon
Common Loons at Frenchman Lake in Yukon - July 2011

Common Loon in Yukon
Common Loon on Sidney Lake in the Yukon - August 2010

Golden Eagle in Yukon

Golden Eagle
This Golden Eagle was hunting by eyeing the surroundings from a power pole - 26 April 2013

Golden Eagle
Hunting near the Takhini River in the Ibex Valley - September 2013

Golden Eagle
Golden Eagle hunting along the Haines Road in B.C. - July 2013

Bald Eagle in Yukon

More eagles:
- 26 April 2013 Golden Eagle along the Alaska Highway near Takhini River
- 02 May 2013 Bald Eagle eating its lunch (dead squirrel) in the Takhini Valley
- 02 May 2013 Bald Eagles at McIntyre Creek near Whitehorse
- 21 June 2013 Eagles playing/sparring at McIntyre Creek new Whitehorse

Bald Eagle in Flight
Bald Eagle in flight - June 2014

Bald Eagle
At MacIntyre Creek near Whitehorse - 2 May 2013

Bald Eagle
Fishing in the creek - 2 May 2013

Bald Eagle
This eagle had its lunch already - 2 May 2013

Bald Eagles sparring
Juvenile Bald Eagles sparring - 6 June 2013

Bald Eagle
Some discussion around the tree - 6 June 2014

Bald Eagles
Finished discussing, time for flight - 6 June 2014

Bald Eagle
Time for lunch? - 6 June 2014

Barrow's Goldeneye

Barrow's Goldeneye
Barrow's Goldeneye on the Kathleen River / Haines Road - 26 May 2013

Barrow's Goldeneye
Barrow's Goldeneye on the Kathleen River in spring - 26 May 2013

Flycatcher - Say's Phoebe

Flycatcher sitting on the power line
Flycatcher (Say's Phoebe) sitting on the power line - May 2014

Flycatcher on the roof
Flycatcher on the roof - May 2014

Bohemian Waxwings in Yukon

Bohemian Waxwing in Yukon
Bohemian Waxwing - 15 September 2014

Bohemian Waxwing in a spruce tree

Bohemian Waxwing on a treetop
Bohemian Waxwing - 15 September 2014

Northern Pintail in Yukon

Northern Pintail
On an icy pond near km 1460 Alaska Highway - May 2013

Northern Pintail
Northern Pintails on a pond at km 1460, Alaska Highway - 28 May 2015

Northern Pintail Duck at Pickhandle Lake, Yukon
Northern Pintail on Pickhandle Lake alongside the Alaska Highway - August 2010

Northern Pintail Duck at Pickhandle Lake, Yukon
Northern Pintail at Pickhandle Lake in Yukon - August 2010

Ring-necked Ducks

Ring-necked Ducks
Ring-necked Ducks on a pond near km 1460 Alaska Highway - May 2013

Red-tailed Hawk in Yukon

Ret-tailed Hawk in Yukon (Harlan's Hawk)
Red-tailed hawk (Harlan's Hawk) in Yukon - July 2012

Red-tailed hawk in Yukon (Harlan's Hawk)
Red-tailed Hawk in Yukon - July 2012

Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk in Yukon - July 2012

Northern Harrier in Yukon

Northern Harrier
Flying in to the marsh - May 2013

Northern Harrier
Looking for lunch at the marsh - May 2013

Northern Flicker in Yukon

Northern Flicker in Yukon
Northern Flicker on a fence post in the yard - August 2013

Northern Flicker chick - July 2012
Northern Flicker chick near Frenchman Lake in Yukon - 8 July 2012

Northern Flicker
Two mouths demanding food - 8 July 2012

Northern Flicker chick being fed - July 2012
Northern Flicker feeding chick near Frenchman Lake - 8 July 2012

Northern Shoveler in Yukon

Northern Shoveler
Mrs. & Mr. Northern Shoveler - 16 May 2013

Northern Shoveler in Yukon
Male Northern Shoveler - 23 May 2014

Northern Shoveler
Camera shy, the blue doesn't show so much when he's swimming! - 16 May 2013

Common Raven in Yukon

Common Raven
Raven harassing the dogs in the yard - 27 February 2013

Common Raven in Yukon Winter
Common Raven dressed for winter in Yukon - 31 January 2013

Common Raven in Whitehorse, Yukon

Chipping Sparrow in Yukon

Chipping Sparrow in Yukon
Chipping Sparrow with breakfast in Yukon - 19 July 2012

Gray Jay in Yukon

Gray Jay in Yukon
Gray Jay at Pickhandle Lake in Yukon - 7 September 2012

Gray Jay in Yukon
Gray Jay in Yukon, April 2015

Gray jay in December
Gray Jay on a frosty tree branch in Yukon, December 2016

Yellow-rumped Warbler in Yukon

Yellow-rumped Warbler
Busy in the yard - 17 May 2013

Common Redpoll in Yukon

Redpoll
Common Redpoll in Yukon - 21 April 2013

Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee
Black-capped Chickadee in the yard - 5 May 2014

American Robin in Yukon

American Robin
American Robin on a bright morning in our yard in Yukon - 21 May 2013

American Robin in spring
American Robin - July 2014

Magpie in Yukon

Magpie
Magpie in the trees - 21 April 2013

Spruce Grouse

Spruce Grouse in Yukon
Spruce Grouse in Yukon - March 2015

Grouse near Denali, Alaska
Grouse at Byers Lake near Denali in Alaska - September 2010

Alaska Spruce Grouse
Alaska Spruce Grouse near Denali in Alaska - September 2010

Trumpeter Swans

Trumpeter Swans
Along the Alaska Highway in Yukon - 1 September 2013

Trumpeter Swan
Trumpeter Swan along the Alaska Highway - 1 September 2013

Crane, Geese & Swans at Faro's Crane & Sheep Festival in early May

Faro, Pelly River
A crane, some geese and swans - 3 May 2013

Crane
Sandhill Crane with Geese & Swans near Faro - May 2013

Sandhill Cranes overhead
Sandhill Cranes very high overhead on a cloudy day - May 2013

Swans!
How many swans do you count? - 4 May 2013

Lesser Yellowlegs

Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs in Yukon - May 2015

Lesser Yellowlegs - Muncho Lake, BC
Lesser Yellowlegs at Muncho Lake, British Columbia - 8 August 2010

Lesser Yellowlegs - Muncho Lake, BC
Lesser Yellowlegs at Muncho Lake, British Columbia - 8 August 2010

Mew Gull in Northern British Columbia

Juvenile Mew Gull
Juvenile Mew Gull at Muncho Lake -
8 August 2010

Juvenile Mew Gull
Juvenile Mew Gull -
8 August 2010

Herring Gulls near Faro, Yukon

Herring Gulls
Herring and Mews Gulls - May 2013

Canada Goose

Canada Goose at Somenos Marsh, Vancouver Island
Canada Goose at Somenos Marsh in the Cowichan Valley - April 2011

Canada Goose
Canada Goose - April 2011

Other Birds from British Columbia

Mute Swans
Mute Swans on Vancouver Island - March 2010

Mute Swan
Mute Swan on Vancouver Island - March 2010

European Starling, Vancouver Island
Eastern European Starling at Rathtrevor Provincial Park - April 2010

Bonapartes Gull, Rathtrevor Provincial Park, Vancouver Island
Bonapartes Gull at Rathtrevor Provincial Park - April 2010

Wood Duck, Victoria, BC
Male Wood Duck at Kings Pond in Victoria - March 2010

Female Wood Duck
Female Wood Duck at Kings Pond in Victoria - March 2010

Mallard at Kings Pond, Victoria, BC
A posing Mallard near Kings Pond in Victoria - March 2010

Mallard at Kings Pond, Victoria, BC
Another Mallard at Kings Pond in Victoria - March 2010

Mallard
Male Mallard at Kings Pond - March 2010

Mallard Drake
Male Mallard - April 2011

House sparrow in Victoria, B.C.
A simple house sparrow in Victoria, BC - April 2010

Varied Thrush, Vancouver Island
Varied Thrush on South Vancouver Island, B.C. - May 2011

Ringed Duck, Kings Pond, Victoria, BC
Ringed Duck at Kings Pond in Victoria - March 2010

Ducks Mallards at Kings Pond in Victoria
This is my "Where's Waldo" image!

Bobbing ducks at Kings Pond
And they're still looking for Waldo ... maybe THAT is where he is!

Somenos Marsh in the Cowichan Valley is a great spot for "shooting" birds!

Red Winged Blackbird, Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island
Red Winged Blackbird at Somenos Marsh in the Cowichan Valley - April 2011

Red Winged Blackbird
Red Winged Blackbird at Somenos Marsh in the Cowichan Valley

Mallard at Okanagan Falls, BC
She was a bold mallard, expressing much interest in me - September 2010

California Quail at Osoyoos, B.C.
California Quail at Haynes Point near Osoyoos, B.C. - September 2010

Female California Quail, Osoyoos, B.C.
Female California Quail at Haynes Point - September 2010