After a rainy morning, the skies cleared so I met up with my friend Hobie for a walk at Humber Bay. Although we did not see huge number of birds today, there is always something interesting going on at this spot.
It’s a crisp clear morning, perfect for a walk along the Humber River in Toronto. The morning light accentuates the fall colours. The Humber is running clear. There are a few ducks and geese. We haven’t had a frost yet, and some of the asters… Read More
I had planned to enjoy many nature walks through the bird migration season this year, but the acute quad tendon tear in my right knee put a stop to that idea. I had to wear a knee splint for 8 weeks and since I’ve been… Read More
I met up with my friend Hobie this morning, for a nature walk at Lambton Woods. It turned out to be a great morning, with some sun and moderate temperatures. There were a lot of birds out this morning. We watched some groups of blue… Read More
This morning I enjoyed a stroll along the Humber River. There was Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) in bloom along many of the paths. I love these little flowers, delicate golden yellow blooms decorated with bits of fiery red.
I enjoyed a solo walk this morning at Lambton Woods. This is a set of trails along the Humber River, accessed from the James Gardens parking lot. I was surprised to see some snow persisting in a few spots, and the trail was a bit… Read More
Today’s nature walk with Miles Hearn was at Humber Bay, a treasure in our bustling city. There were lots of birds around this morning in a light drizzle – we saw and identified 31 species, including a rufous-sided towhee (isn’t that a great name?) and… Read More
So you think you can hide….
I drove up to Claireville Conservation Area this morning to enjoy a good long walk on this most excellent day. Saw tree swallows, blue jays, chickadees, woodpeckers, cardinals, robins, house sparrows, song sparrows, red-winged black birds, grackles, a murder of crows and many goldfinch.