There have been a few white-crowned sparrows around the back yard lately.
A snowy owl has been making regular appearances at Sam Smith Park lately. It’s been seen in a number of spots around the park, but the most common place is out on the yacht club docks. Often it will sit right on a dock, and… Read More
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
My sparrow friends have been really busy nesting over the past few days. I think some of them are already sitting on eggs. It looks like the main condo above the deck is full and the red house is occupied. The converted martin house has… Read More
It was chaos up in the spruces out back yesterday. There is a colony of red-winged blackbirds living up there somewhere in the high branches. Mid-afternoon a raiding party of crows showed up, creating havoc. The blackbirds did not take this sitting down. The whole… Read More