CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

Rare birds

Our CBC colleague John Rieti is in town. He gave seen these photos of birds in his back yard.

The captions are his:

A red-bellied woodpecker, a rare species for Newfoundland that should normally be in the Southern U.S. at this time of year, has been thrilling birders near Rennies River in St. John's. (John Rieti/CBC)

Rare-Bird.jpg A toy duck -- possibly from a Rennies River Duck Race of the past -- braces for the winter in St. John's. (John Rieti/CBC)