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Wow, stunning shots Bert! I viewed your flickr photo stream of your trip & faved all (or close to) of them! Since my family is in Winnipeg, I've been doing the trip to Manitoba for several years now & stopping at different spots along the way as well as some regular stops - Grasslands & Chaplin Lake. I thought about stopping at Reed Lake this time, but was under the impression that it was only a lookout platform that you could be on, so passed up on it ... obviously I'll be stopping there next year!
Another good spot in SE Alberta is Pakowki Lake - you never know what you'll see there, its different each time but worth it to check it out.
#88139
Debra! Thanks for all of the comments on my Prairies Road Trip album. The birding was so good around Reed Lake that I spent a total of 8 days there. One bird that eluded me was the Hudsonian Godwit. I was informed of 7 or 8 Hudsonians at Whitewater Lake, Man. but it turns out they were all Marbled!! Even the experts can be fooled! lol
#88140
Great pics - I'm from Saskatoon and love the prairie birding when I go back! Wish I had done more when I was there...

Is your "unknown sparrow" another vesper? The eye-ring makes me think that.
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