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A few common birds

On Friday it was a joy to join the Whimbrel Watch at Colonel Samuel Smith Park. During the four hours I spent at the park, we observed one Whimbrel, a good number of Common Loons in flight, two Great Egrets, etc.   566 more words

Ontario Birds


Vinicius had mastered time travel.  He could slip past the security check points surrounding the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa.  Always a menance, he scouted for nests of others species.  33 more words

Grab bag of May birds

Brown-headed Cowbird at the top of the dawn redwood in our front yard.

Gray Catbird at the edge of the red maple swamp out back. 43 more words


The Chief of Security at the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa swore under his breath.  There before him was photographic evidence of an Unholy Alliance… 87 more words

Grim Reaper

Few, if any, of the guests at the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa recognized the scourge of the Bird community embodied in this visitor:  the Brown-headed Cowbird.  42 more words

Brown Headed Cowbird #1

A Brown Headed Cowbird that has been hanging around in the back yard. Don’t know if I like that at all knowing what they are.


A study in brown

Brown-headed Cowbird, female, being stealthy down low in the woods.

It was very nice yesterday when the sun finally came out.