Tuffy P came across a book called The Birds of Winter by Kit & George Harrison at a thrift store a few days ago, and brought it home because we really enjoy the winter birds around our backyard feeders throughout the winter. Although the photography… Read More
It occurred to me that the mature spruces out back (we have several of them) are excellent potential winter owl habitat. I know owls show up just a few blocks away at Sam Smith Park, and I know that some owls, such as screech owls,… Read More
I heard this woodpecker way before I found him up in our apple tree banging away. My camera was inside but I had my phone with me. Here it is….
I enjoyed morning walk at Humber Bay today. It’s a beautiful spot on the west side of the city. There was hardly anyone around when I was there, except for a couple naturalist/birder types, who can be easily ID’d by the binoculars or cameras hanging… Read More
We’re so fortunate to live just down the street from Colonel Sam Smith Park. It is a Toronto treasure. Often when I’m there I have the dogs with me, which makes it a bit difficult to look at birds, but this morning I went for… Read More
This lovely little downy woodpecker spent some time enjoying the suet cage in our apple tree today.
There were as many as 5 blue jays hanging around out back today. I didn’t feed the local birds over the summer but I’ve recently started that up again. They were enjoying sunflower seeds in the apple tree.