Great Horned Owl in Whitby’s Thickson’s Woods

Great Horned Owl in Whitby’s Thickson’s Woods

Great Horned Owl sits with eyes closed 2 - Thickson's Woods - Whitby - Ontario

On a frigid yet sunny winter day, Bob and I ventured out to Thickson’s Woods in Whitby, Ontario, to see if we could spot one of the two Great Horned Owls (Bubo virginianus) that makes those woods its home. Read more

A Northern Mockingbird sighted near Thickson’s Woods



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A Northern Mockingbird sighted near Thickson’s Woods

Northern Mockingbird sits on tree branch in Thickson's Woods, Whitby, Ontario, Canada

With Arctic air being driven into Southern Ontario by a gusty wind right out of the north.  Bob and I, nevertheless, seized the opportunity to go in search of  a Northern Mockingbird, in Thickson’s Woods in Whitby, Ontario.  Read more

Barred Owl we sighted at Thickson’s Woods in Whitby



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Barred Owl we sighted at Thickson’s Woods in Whitby

Barred Owl sits in tree- Thickson's Woods - Whitby - Ontario

On a bitterly cold January day with temperatures of -20 Celsius when the wind chill was factored in, Bob and I,  drove out to Thickson’s Woods in Whitby, Ontario, because we had heard that two Great Horned Owls make their home in that unique small forest.  As it turned out we didn’t find the Great Horned Owls, but did find this Barred Owl sitting in the woods. Read more

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