Created 19-Feb-18
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Today was the day to finish my bird counts at the Preserve. I was surprised by some sandhill cranes on the east pond at sunrise, the abundance of golden-crowned sparrows and bushtits. Pretty nippy cold spell started last night, so there was a bit of frost and my poor fingertips didn't like it. The deer I saw Saturday were hanging around the little meadow just west of the elevated trestle by the river bridge.
The most fun was being able to shoot 3 Ring-necked ducks, a species I'd never seen before.
I didn't take my heavy 200-500mm lens. Wanted to pay more attention to spotting birds.

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Keywords:Cosumnes, birds, bushtit, cranes, debris, duck, egret, flood, oaks, preserve, river, sparrow, sunrise, woodpecker, wren

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