Some years, Lambton Woods is a great place to go to find giant puffballs in September. There have been some years when I’ve seen 10 or more soccer ball sized puffballs near the trail. Today I only saw a couple. It looks like something has… Read More
I took a walk over to the park on a cool, windy but sunny morning. I thought I might see some warblers in the park today. I didn’t, but there were lots of birds in the park.
Lambton Woods along the Humber River is one of my go-to places for a morning walk. On weekends it gets quite a bit of traffic, but it’s a perfect place for a weekday morning walk. It’s not too far from where I live, there is… Read More
I’m just headed down the street to Colonel Sam Smith Park. I feel so fortunate to live a 5 minute walk away from this treasure. The tree swallows are all over the many nest boxes in the park. There is a grey and white cat… Read More
I met up with Ted outside his apartment near Etobicoke Creek, which forms the border between Toronto (the amalgamated version) and Mississauga. A hairy woodpecker was enjoying some suet at a feeding station outside his building. . At first I thought the woodpecker was a… Read More
I met up with my friend Ted this morning for a walk around Humber Bay East Park. It was a sunny morning but quite cold. The trails were bare, a perfect day for a winter walk. We saw a tremendous amount of fresh beaver activity,… Read More
It was such a lovely afternoon so we packed up the Partners and drove over to Lambton Woods for a walk along the river and through the woods. We weren’t the only people taking advantage of the unseasonably beautiful weather. There were plenty of walkers,… Read More
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