We decided to celebrate (more on this at the end) by going to the New Hampshire/Massachusetts coast in search of Snowy Owls! There's been a huge irruption of snowy owls all the way to North Carolina!! Check out this eBird map to see all the sightings. map of snowy owl sightings
|first year snowy owl, probably female|
Although we only saw 2 snowy owls, we were treated to lots of terrific waterfowl. Enjoy the photos.
|male Common Eider|
|first winter male Common Eider with mature male|
|male Surf Scoter|
|male White-winged Scoter|
|Great Blue Heron|
|American Black Duck|
We are finally back to regular blog postings!! Gerry was diagnosed with lymphoma in May. He spent a grueling summer and fall going through chemotherapy treatments and radiation. We a sooooo happy to say that he is now cancer free and we are looking forward to getting back to our normal life!!