There have been a few white-crowned sparrows around the back yard lately.
Lot of bird activity out back this morning. Some of my sparrow friends were enjoying the sun…. Others were hanging out at the clubhouse…. A few were checking out the local real estate…. Then I noticed there was some nest-building going on. Don’t they know… Read More
The house finches disappeared for a couple weeks, but they’re back! These days there are mourning doves around just about every day. The house sparrows are enjoying the community housing units above the deck.
It’s funny how sometimes you don’t really notice certain things until you really slow down and look. For instance, I used to walk through many forests on my way to trout streams and never noticed the world of fungi all around me, until I started… Read More
Ever wonder where birds go during a snowstorm? We’re experiencing some bad blowing snow around Toronto this afternoon. I took a look out the window to the yard. At first I didn’t see any birds, but soon I started picking them out, in the barberry… Read More
Cedar waxwings tend to hang out in groups and I never know when I’m going to see them. This morning, Tuffy P left for work, got as far as the car and came right back. “Red alert – cedar waxwings!” They were in our locust… Read More