Monthly Archives: April 2012

Eastern Towhee

I wonder how our early migrants are coping, with the lovely weather we had today.  After a month of above average temperatures and 3 record breaking days,  we woke up to 4 inches of snow.  I picked a great day to go … Continue reading

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Brown Thrasher

Another new arrival is the Brown Thrasher,  they can appear almost anywhere but I do know that Shirley’s Bay (in the area of the Hilda Road feeders) is a fairly reliable spot.  They seldom come to a recorded call but can … Continue reading

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Migrant Sparrows are Arriving

The lovely weather we’ve had recently, has been perfect, for photography.   Lots of sunshine, milder weather and little or no black flies or mosquitos (black flies are starting to come out, so bring some spray if they bother you). The dry conditions make for easy walking on trails. … Continue reading

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I’ve been out more recently with Sadie, our Mastador (Mastiff/Lab Cross), who is 8 months and full of energy.  She has started enjoying water and retrieving sticks very well…. She now a solid 60+ pounds and can knock me over if I’m not … Continue reading

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A Few More

Not much has been happening lately on the birding front.  After a flurry of activity, during the lovely week we had in March, the bird arrival rate has dropped off considerably.   I was supposed to travel this month in search … Continue reading

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