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Morning Outing – Currie Tract

Lots of singing birds about, but low on the warbler side at Currie Tract this morning.  Only six warbler species rustled up, and no Chestnut-sided to be seen (unusual for Currie at this time of year).  Nice to get out, … Continue reading

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Currie Tract

I never did make it to Long Point this past weekend.  Saturday I had to work, and a late night out spoiled my plans to rise well before dawn the next morning and make the two hour drive to the … Continue reading

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Rose-breasted Grosbeak and Sumac

I can’t say the background does much for the Grosbeak’s plumage, but I had some big gobs of Yellow Ochre and Paynes Gray left in my watercolour tray from a previous work and felt the urge to use them. Loki, … Continue reading

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Hope Bay

My Pelee trip had whet my appetite for warblers, and I was looking forward to tracking down a few species I’d missed in the park during a long weekend on the Bruce. Wind, rain and cold kept me cottage-bound for … Continue reading

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Pine Grosbeak and Crabapples

I’ve had only fleeting glimpses of the Bohemian Waxwings in the Arb this winter, but Guelph’s other visiting attraction, the Pine Grosbeaks, are much more approachable. Numbers vary from a handful to several hundred, but if one spends a little … Continue reading

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