Monthly Archives: October 2013

Another Owl Season

This is the time of year when most of us start thinking about the coming winter, snow, cold and darkness but some of us think about the southward movement of Owls and the prospect of what’s to come. I really … Continue reading

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The Goose That Got Away – November 22, 2011

Last week I saw a rare bird posting of a Greylag Goose that was seen in Chambly, near Montreal.  It was associating with a group of Canada Geese.   I would have love to go right away but I had just started … Continue reading

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Pink-footed Goose – November 9, 2011

I came down for my yearly hunting trip to Nova Scotia, with family.   I always look at the birding reports before leaving and was surprised to learn there was a Pink-footed Goose in Windsor, NS. It had been reported as … Continue reading

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Amherst Island – October 20. 2011

Tuesday, Oct 18th..I was getting a little sick and tired of the rain and decided to make a trip to Amherst Island, with friend and fellow photographer Mike. We left Ottawa at 5:45am, aiming for the 8:30 ferry.   “Ferry  between … Continue reading

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Shirley’s Bay – October 9, 2011

Another good few weeks of birding and photography. The other day I was working around the house and while taking a break, decided to check out, if any birds were being seen locally.  Opening my email, I noticed that someone … Continue reading

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Photoshop Images – September 9, 2011

I always wished I could draw…as far back as lower school.  I was always amazed and jealous of people who could draw what they saw. Back then it was comic book characters, then as I got older it was birds. … Continue reading

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#220 Ottawa List – September 17, 2011

I have collected all my life..virtually anything collectable. Birds found in the Ottawa area, are one of them. Today I hit 220 Life birds, by no means a record, some locals birders have over 300. This morning I had a … Continue reading

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