A Red-bellied Woodpecker at Lynde Shores Conservation Area



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A Red-bellied Woodpecker at Lynde Shores Conservation Area

Red-bellied Woodpecker in amongst the branches - Lynde Shores Conservation Area, Whitby, Ontario

On a visit to Lynde Shores Conservation Area in Whitby, Ontario,  Bob and I managed to sight a Red-bellied Woodpecker late in the afternoon beneath cloudy skies, high in a treetop. Read more

Birds and Animals at Lynde Shores Conservation Area

Birds and Animals at Lynde Shores Conservation Area

Wild Turkeys, Lynde Shores Conservation Area, Whitby, Ontario

On an unseasonably warm January day, Bob and I visited Lynde Shores Conservation Area in Whitby, Ontario, to do some birdwatching.  No sooner had we entered the grounds than a huge flock of eastern wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) were found clogging the walkway of the Bird Feeding Trail.  Read more

A Sopping Wet Sharp-shinned Hawk In Toronto



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A Sopping Wet Sharp-shinned Hawk In Toronto

Sharp Shinned Hawk stares straight ahead

One spring, in our local Toronto park, in Ontario, a Sharp-shinned hawk (Accipiter striatus) was taking issue with the weather even as a gentle mist continued to settle on the land.  The hawk had taken refuge in the top of a local century old maple tree. Read more

A Sharp-shinned Hawk at Toronto’s Milliken Park



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A Sharp-shinned Hawk at Toronto’s Milliken Park

Sharp-shinned hawk - puffed up - Milliken Park - Toronto

Milliken Park, Toronto, Ontario

Beneath a very cloudy sky, Bob and I decided to visit Milliken Park in Toronto, Ontario, to see if we could spot any birds.  As it turned out, we spotted a Sharp-shinned Hawk. Read more

A Coopers Hawk sighting in Goldhawk Park in Toronto



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A Coopers Hawk sighting in Goldhawk Park in Toronto

We sighted this Coopers Hawk sitting in a tree in Goldhawk Park in Toronto, Ontario.  I think you would agree, it is only fitting that the bird landed in “Goldhawk” Park given its color and that it’s a hawk. Read more

Red-tailed Hawk in Markham, Ontario



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Red-tailed Hawk in Markham, Ontario

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On a hike at the Milne Dam Conservation Park in Markham, Ontario, we came upon this Red-tailed Hawk sitting in a tree above the hiking trail. Read more

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