Monthly Archives: February 2013

2013 – Snowy Owl

On a recent trip to Wolfe Island, we had a very obliging Snowy Owl, sat and gave us a chance for a few photos by the side of the road. Not much to tell, drove the roads and there it was….thats how … Continue reading

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2013 – Northern Hawk Owl

Today I decided to try a new owl finding method.  There are things to look for when searching, like pellets or whitewash but that doesn’t always mean you’ll find the owl.  Sometimes at night listening for their calls is also … Continue reading

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2013 – Boreal Owl

I had heard about the sighting of a Boreal Owl in the Fletcher Wildlife/Arboretum area before I went on vacation but never had a chance to get out to look for it.  I just got back and on Saturday afternoon … Continue reading

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Hybrid Green-winged / Eurasian Teal

I heard through a friend that a hybrid Teal was being seen in the Vancouver area.  Off we went in search of this bird, thinking to myself how hard could it be.  Here in Ontario we usually see pairs of … Continue reading

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Black-backed Woodpecker

Last year in July a brush fire ravaged areas of the Lime Kiln Trail.  Sixty to seventy firefighters worked for a number of days to contain the fire, using portable water tanks, shovels and axes.  Almost 90 acres were affected.  Many trees … Continue reading

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