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May Sketches

Bluebirds at Huron Natural Area: Warblers on the Bruce Peninsula: Long-tailed Ducks on Colpoy’s Bay: Thrushes and Northern Flicker: Advertisements

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Late Fall Migrants – Bruce Caves

A handful of sketches from my holidays last week, fit in during the little bit of decent weather that broke on Friday. Fox Sparrows were a nice surprise.

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Fall Yellow-rumps

First proper birding session since … June?  Gads.  I bought a house during the summer, and between the hunting, closing, moving, painting, reflooring and furnishing, I’ve hardly had any free time at all.  I kept telling people yes when they … Continue reading

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Bruce Warblers

Spent a beautiful long weekend up at the family cottage.  Sunday morning I hit Bruce Caves for a bit of birding (and to do my part in keeping the local blackfly population well fed).  A voice I couldn’t quite place … Continue reading

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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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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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Forest Floor Warbler

The thing I like most about Ovenbirds is that they notice you.  Most wood warblers wouldn’t bother to give you the time of day, busy as they are poking about for insects and chasing off rivals high in the canopy.  … Continue reading

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