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Strange Bird Happenings at Canadian Hill Farm

This has indeed been a strange summer for bird watching at Canadian Hill Farm. About a month ago a Red-headed Woodpecker turned up at my feeder. 331 more words

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Brood Parasitism

This post is to explain a bit about brood parasitism that happen in places where birds like in this case brown-headed cowbirds invade other species bird’s nests in order to lay an egg to be hopefully hatched by the host! 219 more words

Birds

Birding In My Backyard

It’s been an exciting Spring around my feeders.  Eastern Bluebirds have visited my yard in the beginning of Spring before, but never have I seen them so frequently as this year. 314 more words

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V.I.B. Gallery

V.I.B. (Very important birds) Gallery

© HJ Ruiz – Avian101

Birds

Washington, D.C.'s Official Bird: Trouble at Home

Washington, D.C.’s Official Bird:  Trouble at the Home Front

Dr. James J. S. Johnson

AND IF A HOUSE BE DIVIDED AGAINST ITSELF, THAT HOUSE CANNOT STAND. 

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Wee Watch 2016

Following up on last week’s post, a Piping Plover chick hatched at Darlington Provincial Park on Thursday, June 16th, the first to be born on the Canadian shore of Lake Simcoe since 1934! 438 more words

Ontario Birds

Brown-headed Cowbird [Molothrus ater] ~ 2016 #54

The Brown-headed Cowbird is a Brood Parasite (allaboutbirds.org). The female Cowbird will lay their eggs in nests of other species. Although some species are able to identify the different egg in their clutch most are forced to raise their foster child. 98 more words

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