After our energetic bike ride the day before, Bob and I looked for a place to launch our canoe the following morning. When driving through the community of Black River, glimpses of the wide, calm waterway captured our interest. Read more
After extensive hiking through the Dunes at Sandbanks Provincial Park a day earlier, Bob and I chose to give our feet a rest and go cycling. A planned excursion on the Millennium Trail got off to a slow start because we had difficulty locating our preferred trailhead. Read more
After spending the morning exploring the mega dunes that border West Lake in Sandbanks Provincial Park, Bob and I decided to walk the official Dunes Trail in the park. The reward for our extra effort was being serenaded by a beautiful Eastern Towhee. Read more
Our decision to visit the Carden Alvar in Ontario, Canada this year did not disappoint when we sighted this Yellow-bellied Sapsucker on a fence post along Wylie Road. Read more
Wild Kea are very playful and inquisitive birds with an insatiable urge to explore and manipulate things. We had been warned to monitor the Kea’s antics around our vehicle; we soon understood why! Read more
The highlight of our trip to Carden Alvar in Ontario, Canada this summer was definitely getting some nice views of a Golden-winged Warbler.
Meet Coyote, a Harris’s Hawk that was bred in captivity for the purposes of falconry and service.
It was with great excitement that Bob and I learned of some American White Pelicans visiting Second Marsh in Oshawa. They are such a rare beauty on the shores of Lake Ontario. We wasted no time in going to see them.
The Great Horned Owlet that Bob and I had been observing in Markham, Ontario, Canada, during the month of May 2021 was nearing 6 weeks of age. We weren’t certain if it would still be in the woodlot where it hatched but figured it was worth a look. Read more