Sunday, January 15, 2012

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch in Manitoba

A great treat today was seeing this Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch - my first time seeing this species in Manitoba (and a while since i saw my last ones in the Rockies). Thanx to the Sangsters of Kenton for this special treat. Four images below...

Seven Snowy Owls of varying ages on the drive also provided some entertainment…

As part of the insanely warm winter we are experiencing, another unusual sighting was a flock of 29 Red-winged Blackbirds on Hwy 21 about 2 km north of Hwy 1. So many unusual records this winter, especially of icterids!


  1. Nice shots Artuso! Beautyful Snowy Owls. I like your blog. Kind regards!

  2. Great shots of the Rosy-Finch. I linked to it from my summary of this season's extralimital GCRFs:


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