Category Archives: Owls

A Snowy Trip to Montreal

Drove down to Montreal today to pick up my daughter.  I figured I’d leave early and check out a few spots on the way for birds.  I hadn’t felt much like birding the past few weeks. Since I had most of … Continue reading

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Snowy Owls – December 19, 2013

I’ve heard that in Eastern Ontario, between Kingston and the Quebec border, there could be upwards of a hundred Snowies, well today I drove almost 60 miles in search of one. I guess I was checking the wrong areas, I … Continue reading

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Easy Meal

While on a trip to Amherst Island I captured a series of images showing a Snowy Owl, parasitizing a Northern harrier for its meal. The enlarged images below clearly show the mouse in the harriers grasp and spans about 3 … Continue reading

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2013 – Northern Saw-Whet Owl

A lovely spring day.  Great to be alive and birding. We drove down from home via Smiths Falls and took a drive through Chaffey’s Locks.  We saw Trumpeter Swans and a few Canada’s in the water at Chaffey’s.  A lovely … Continue reading

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Great Gray Owls – Will Leave Soon

They will be going back home soon, who knows if they will be back next year of not. If you haven’t made it out to see these birds, now is the time.  It is an opportunity not to be missed. … Continue reading

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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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