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Colpoy’s Bay Loons

It’s that time of year again already? Advertisements

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Easter Weekend Loons

It was too windy to bother looking for passerines this past weekend, but the loons don’t mind bad weather.  

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September on the Bay

Late last month, I took a week of holidays up at the family cottage near Wiarton.  Birding wise, I definitely could have made a better choice when scheduling my vacation.  We’d just finished three weeks of gorgeously sunny, calm weather … Continue reading

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Breakfast with our provincial bird

Fall is really the only decent time of year to find loons on Colpoy’s Bay.  The legs of a loon are set very far back on its body, which is ideal for propulsion through the water.  Unfortunately this makes them … Continue reading

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Guelph Arboretum and Colpoy’s Bay

There’s not much daylight left this late in the year by the time I get home from work. I spent a few evenings at the old alma mater trying to get a decent look at the flocks of White-throated Sparrows … Continue reading

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Common Loon, Red-necked Grebe

A cold weekend spent cleaning, packing and ferrying everything to the new cottage across the bay. The north shore of Colpoy’s is poorer for ducks and shorebirds, but it is better for close views of deep water divers. Scattered groups … Continue reading

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