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Manitoba 2011

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S: Manitoba 2011

BC: The End

FC: Manitoba Birding | Adventure Caravans May 23 to June 21, 2011

2: Our rendezvous begins in Rugby, SD where we take care of rig stickers and get to know each other | We have a social every night, get in some geocaching and go out for pizza at the local Pizza Hut

3: We cross into Manitoba Canada and stop at Turtle Mountain Provincial Park for some birding and exercise

4: Shari's great find. We can fire Bert now

5: 2nd choice campground cuz of the floods | Georgia cooks s'mores and Bert eats | Bert gives a campfire talk and we enjoy Mexican hotdogs.

6: Melita, The banana capital of Manitoba is a little wet | Campground of previous years is flooded | Muck outside our doors

7: The area is so flooded that sandbags and pumps are needed | Water everywhere, even lapping at the sides of the highways

8: Bert does tailgunning duties | We enjoy a nice steak sandwich | You got to be kidding! They full time in THAT.

9: Birding and a bear | The boot brigade | Good thing they have those boots

10: Bert swings a mean ax for a hot fire | Happy Anniversary, Doug and Kay | The star of the party

11: The birders see a moose. Richard and I go biking | The brown dot on the boardwalk is a mink

12: Casino Parking | Dale and Beverly come prepared for bugs | Another great LEO | There is a bird on that nest

13: Georgia looks like she has done this before but Beverly is not so sure | Let's go to the dump to look for bears

14: Let's go to the dump to look for bears but I am not getting out of the car | QUICK! Get into the car!

15: John thinks it is warm today. Some bird at Tim Hortons | Spaghetti anyone?

16: Richard serenades us and the bird sitting on the uke case | Walking the plank. Georgia helps Barbara find a bird

17: We each have a great campsite at Wekusco Falls

18: A wonderful lunch stop to take a walk and see the beautiful falls | What a surprise to see a martin

19: All aboard for the train ride to Thompson. We enjoy a drink in the observation car before dinner in the dining car. We see a long sunset before retiring to our small room for the night.

20: Sunrise and breakfast on the train | Our bus is waiting | to take us to our lodge | and we start to bird

21: Kay spots a fox family and Shari spots a beach front fixer upper for Barbara

22: The bus is stopped by a snow bank and has to back up. | Potty stop

23: A day of birding the junk yard and seeing the sights

24: Occasionally Shari would go birding

25: John is ready for the beach, Marilyn is set for cold and Doug thinks he is in the Arctic | Kay is ready for anything and Bev and Dale warm up with coffee before braving the outside

26: Richard and Georgia at breakfast | Bert shows the birding software | Whatever do they see?

27: We go to the point one last time to look for Beluga whales | And there they are!

28: Too soon it is time to board the train for our trip back to Thompson

29: Yum-Chicken Delight

30: Our last campground | Our last social | Our last sing-a-long

31: Our last bird outing

32: And our very last dinner

33: Richard and Georgia | Kay and Doug | Bev and Dale | John and Marilyn | Barbara and Don | Bert and Shari

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