Eastern Screech Owl: A Master of Disguise In Burlington, Ontario



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Eastern Screech Owl: A Master of Disguise In Burlington, Ontario

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Bob and I could not believe our good fortune when we found a second Eastern Screech Owl on the same visit to Burlington, Ontario.  This Eastern Screech Owl Grey Morph is quite different from the Red Morph Eastern Screech Owl we had just observed at a nearby Cemetery. Read more

Trumpeter Swans During Winter At La Salle Park

Trumpeter Swans During Winter At La Salle Park

Trumpeter swans landing in the winter on ice at La Salle Park, Burlington, Ontario

When Bob and I visited La Salle Park in Burlington last winter, we had quite a significantly different experience from the last time we found ourselves there in April 2013.  A good number of Trumpeter Swans (Cygnus buccinator) were present just offshore from the snow-covered beach, but rather than dallying in the warm waters of Hamilton Harbour, they were trying to keep warm on the icy surface of the frozen bay. Read more