Monday, May 23, 2016

Lunch In The Yard

Feed them and they will come!
Male House Finch
Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Male Baltimore Oriole
Mixed colour squirrel (Chomper)
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Monday, May 16, 2016

Spring In The Yard

The yard is always a busy place in the spring. A few visitors and things growing.
 Female Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Male Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Female Red-winged Blackbird (with a Grackle in the background)
The Grackle
Canadian Columbine (Aquilegia Canadensis)
"Winky Double Dark Blue-White" Columbine (Aquilegia Vulgaris)

And of course, a black squirrel.
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Monday, April 18, 2016

Along The River - Sandhill Cranes

Two weeks ago we had snow and temperatures in the minus 20's (-4F).
Yesterday, it was sunny and warm, a balmy 20 degrees. (that's 68F).
A perfect day for a trip to The Pinery Provincial Park.
Walking along the Ausable River Trail, we saw the usual Canada Geese starting to nest.
Just as I was telling Hubbers there probably wasn't much more to see, I spotted this pair across the river.

 Sandhill Cranes

Yep, I was pretty excited, another "first" for me.
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Monday, April 11, 2016

Just Around The Corner

Spring has been delayed,
but the temperature is warming and the rain is starting.
A disgruntled Robin

Black Squirrel (Notchy)

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