All posts tagged “nature walks

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Spotted Jewelweed

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.

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Lambton Woods

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

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Humber Bay Nature Walk

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

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Claireville Conservation Area

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.

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Lambton Woods

Today was the second of 9 nature walks in the GTA with Miles Hearn. I’ve signed up for these via the Toronto District School Board. The group met at the James Gardens parking lot. We walked along the Humber to about Dundas St then back… Read More