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May 27, 2017 07:43 |  #1

This one's for you, Bob. Two years ago, on a spring trip to SW Manitoba, I got a shot like this of a Western Meadowlark. This year, we went back to the same spot and there he was again; it might well be the same bird. There is no sound like the flute-like song of the Western Meadowlark to remind one of the prairies.


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May 27, 2017 09:40 |  #2

Fantastic shot - I'm envious :)


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May 27, 2017 10:37 |  #3

Thanks so much for the shout out Al. I am planning a western trip for next summer


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May 27, 2017 13:04 |  #4

That is gorgeous! I grew up next to an alfalfa field, and loved watching the Eastern Meadowlarks. Their nests are amazing too.


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May 27, 2017 18:30 |  #5

Got him in all his glory! Super, Buddy!


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May 27, 2017 18:38 |  #6

wow, excellent shot


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May 28, 2017 07:26 |  #7

greyswan wrote in post #18364141 (external link)
Fantastic shot - I'm envious :)


CaptBob wrote in post #18364173 (external link)
Thanks so much for the shout out Al. I am planning a western trip for next summer


Beekeeper wrote in post #18364262 (external link)
That is gorgeous! I grew up next to an alfalfa field, and loved watching the Eastern Meadowlarks. Their nests are amazing too.


ardeekay wrote in post #18364438 (external link)
Got him in all his glory! Super, Buddy!


Crimzon wrote in post #18364448 (external link)
wow, excellent shot

Thank you all for taking the time to comment; I appreciate it very much.


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May 28, 2017 09:14 |  #8

What a PERFECT shot Al! I can hear him belting it out from here!


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May 28, 2017 10:26 |  #9

Good stuff!


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May 28, 2017 10:43 |  #10

Great shot! Love it!


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May 29, 2017 07:45 |  #11

Wallace River wrote in post #18364794 (external link)
What a PERFECT shot Al! I can hear him belting it out from here!

Thanks you so much, Ian. There song is so very evocative of the prairies.

Mel-S wrote in post #18364833 (external link)
Good stuff!

Thank you.

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Great shot! Love it!

Thank you; I appreciate it.


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