So far this winter, we have had so many birds at the backyard feeders. The feeders are in the big old apple tree just behind the house. The cats and I can watch them from the picture window above the garage. There are at least… Read More
I love watching the birds coming to the big old apple tree to chow down at the feeders.
I’ve been seeing house finches at the backyard feeders recently. Along with the blue jays, which come by from time to time, they add a shot of colour to the usual suspects at the feeders. These shots were all taken from inside our house, from… Read More
Work is finally underway on some critical house sparrow nesting boxes – after the local Backyard Sparrow Association called in the nesting inspector and threatened to start tweeting on the subject. Representatives would not confirm that a petition has been sent directly to the mayor’s… Read More
In the fall, red-necked grebes lose their characteristic red neck. I photographed this one in Lake Ontario at Sam Smith Park.
….at Sam Smith Park, Toronto
Almost every time I visit High Park, I see at least one Red-tailed hawk. Today I either saw two different ones or the same one a couple times.
I snapped this shot of a blue-headed vireo last week at the Rouge Urban National Park on one of the Miles Hearn nature walks I enjoy so much. These birds are insect eaters. They hang out at mid-height in the trees, flitting about, foraging for… Read More