Tag Archives: birds of Ontario.
Since creating my protected areas for birds, I was always hopeful that I could attract Baltimore Orioles. If I was fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of these elusive birds, it was early in May. My attempts to keep them around my … Continue reading
The first week of May, especially the 5th (Cinco de Mayo), was an amazing time for bird sightings here on the farm. Following a light rain the night before and welcome summer-like temperatures, I was able to see and to take some photos … Continue reading
This winter has been very busy at my feeders. I believe that February 2015 was the coldest February ever recorded and at our farm, we had more snow than in most past years. We also attracted a lot of hungry … Continue reading
Every once and a while I get lucky and capture a beautiful image of some form of wildlife. Today, I had the fortune of taking the attached photo. It is a male red-breasted merganser, one of my favourite diving ducks. … Continue reading
When I awoke yesterday morning, there was no doubt that the weather forecast had again been accurate. It was snowing and blowing and visibility here on the farm was almost zero. My computer is situated close to our front door … Continue reading
Compared to the last winter, there were fewer birds at my feeders until late December. After the first big snowfall, followed by the unforgettable ice storm on December 21st.,my bird feeders were suddenly needing to be replenished twice a day. … Continue reading