A Green Frog On The Green River In Ontario



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A Green Frog On The Green River In Ontario

green frog - stares me down - seaton trail - green river - whitevale - ontario

Recently, Bob and I took the opportunity of a break in the rain for a hike along the Seaton Hiking Trail, near Whitevale, Ontario.  How apt that we spotted a Green Frog (Lithobates clamitans) resting at the side of the swiftly moving water on a damp rock.  Now, you are probably thinking, “aren’t all frogs green?”, but the Green Frog is one of Ontario’s 13 recognized frog species. Read more

Eastern Phoebes along Ontario’s Seaton Hiking Trail

Eastern Phoebes along Ontario’s Seaton Hiking Trail

eastern phoebe - on bullrush stem - whitevale - ontario

On a rather damp Sunday afternoon, Bob and I seized a reprieve from the rain for a hike along the Seaton Hiking Trail north of Whitevale, in Ontario.  From the lookout at the dam, we observed numerous Barn Swallows darting about the surface of the water, but also watched as a pair of Eastern Phoebes (Sayornis phoebe) made repeated forays into the bulrushes where the water was calm. Read more

Wild beavers we have sighted across Ontario



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Wild beavers we have sighted across Ontario

Beaver swims down stream on Green River - Pickering - Ontario

With winter finally getting a grip on the land, Bob and I decided it was time for a hike on the Seaton Hiking Trail along the Green River near Whitevale, north of Pickering, Ontario.   Our outing proved worth the effort when we sighted wild beavers swimming up the river. Read more