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Global Shorebird Counting: Day 1 - Sandpipers for days

I checked out two spots today: a mangrove reserve and a mudflat.

The Mangrove Reserve

The mangrove reserve was a bit disappointing because it was a really, really, really long hike and there wasn’t much to see because the birds were all the way out. 208 more words


Not Quite Pink Flamingo

The rot has set in and I’m not sure if it will ever leave again, anyway, another Friday, another day off. At least for me it was. 242 more words

Saint Louis

A Weeks Highlights

This week has been disrupted, birding wise through the unfortunate weather and through a fortunate camping trip with some great company. This time last week  I was under canvas wondering what delights the North Norfolk coast would hold, only to find out that on the Saturday that whilst I was on the coast one of a number of fly through  473 more words

Evening Rush Hour

“It is nice finding that place where you can just go and relax.” ~ Moises Arias

Another from the archives. Still holds true this evening.

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Morning Flight Fail

Following yesterday’s cold front, a huge flight was underway come nightfall. It was by far the biggest of the season to date, and one of the stronger (by density) flights as you can see around here. 981 more words


2 Hobbies were seen flying West over the A169 at Wyekham Farm turning this morning. These are the first local Hobbies I’ve seen this year. 23 more words

Warblers leading the way into fall migration

After a few slow weeks, south bound bird migration is on the upswing in Eastern Ontario and the Outaouais with warblers leading the way.

A total of 26 species were reported during the past week including a… 815 more words

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