All posts tagged “Colonel Sam Smith Park

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Take a walk with me…

Come on, let’s go – just down the street to Colonel Sam Smith Park. It’s a super-interesting place named after a soldier and land baron who settled into 1000 acres in Etobicoke. It’s ever-changing and each walk through it is unique.

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2 Herons

We took a walk down the street this morning to see if we could find the yellow-crowned night heron recently spotted in Col. Sam Smith Park. This bird, very rare for our area, turned out to be easy to find – we saw the birders… Read More

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Take a Walk With Me

Take a walk with me to Colonel Sam Smith Park over here on the west side of Toronto. It’s a very cool but sunny early spring day. Later, when the superstar birds, the migrating songbirds, come through, this park attracts both casual and very serious… Read More

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Ice

Ice comes in many forms over at Col. Sam Smith Park. The pond is frozen over, and several people are out skating today. Along the shore of the lake, we can see where water has sprayed up against driftwood, creating strange formations. West of the… Read More

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A Walk in the Park

I feel really fortunate to live a short walk from Sam Smith Park in Toronto. I wandered about the park for a couple hours this afternoon, taking in the sights. I might have missed this black-crowned night heron if I hadn’t seen it in the… Read More