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Time to go bird watching at Ellis Lake in Concord

Great blue heron at Ellis Lake. Photo by Susan the Crazy Bird Lady of Ellis Lake, Concord, CA
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Please send some bird watchers to Ellis Lake in Concord.  There are so many interesting birds living there and/or passing through, I can’t do ALL the bird watching alone! I am turning into The Crazy Bird Lady of Ellis Lake!

In the last two months I have seen: an immature Great Blue Heron, two Great Egrets, a Snowy Egret with its black legs and “Golden Slippers,” Green Herons, Belted Kingfishers, eight Black-crowned Night Herons and twice, one immature Night Heron, Western Bluebirds, Woodpeckers, Flickers, what I think are Black Phoebes, Cormorants, two pied- billed Grebes, many ringed-billed gulls, Mallard Ducks, Coots, and couple of cross-bred Mallards(?), many Canadian Geese with two cross-bred.  (One looks like a cross with a Snow Goose, the other looks like a cross with a common gray goose.)
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Posted on Friday, January 6th, 2012
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