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Northern Shrike

Shrikes are obscenely cute for something so ferocious, and I’m terribly fond of them.  I spied this young bird streaking past while out searching for Snowy Owls on Saturday, and promptly turned the car around for a better look. I … Continue reading

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Shrike and Blackbirds

I’d been looking forward to the weekend, as I’d planned to spend most of it outdoors getting some watercolour studies done for an upcoming painting, as well as attend several lectures at the Quantum to Cosmos festival in Waterloo. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Party Crasher

One of the things I miss as an apartment dweller (one of the many, many things) is my bird feeder.  So whenever I’m out visiting the folks, I take the time to enjoy a little of their feeder activity. The … Continue reading

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