White-throated Sparrows in our Toronto backyard



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White-throated Sparrows in our Toronto backyard

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Our backyard was a beehive of activity all spring long with many migrating birds choosing to stop by for refreshment and food.  Several pairs of White-throated Sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis) seemed to find our property quite attractive for they stayed around for almost three weeks. Read more

A Bevy of Migrating Birds Visits Oxtongue Lake

A Bevy of Migrating Birds Visits Oxtongue Lake

purple finch on tree - oxtongue lake - ontario

In the spring of 2013, while communities floundered under the worst spring flooding ever, song birds were flocking to Oxtongue Lake as part of their seasonal migration.  What a pleasure it was to see migrating birds such as Purple Finches visiting my dad’s bird feeder just outside the patio door. Read more