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by Brent Eades My yard has been fairly busy this week during this transitional time of year for birds. Plenty of Blue Jays, Mourning Doves,...

Backyard birds, December 31

by Brent Eades I've had the usual mix of early-winter species in my yard for the past week, though with the House Finches continuing to...

Backyard birds, February 17

by Brent Eades The Great Backyard Bird Count is underway once again. I spent a few hours watching my yard on Saturday and ended up...

More backyard birds

by Brent Eades There are mostly the 'usual suspects' in my yard this week: Blue Jays, Northern Cardinals, Dark-Eyed Juncos, House Finches, Chickadees, Goldfinches, Mourning...

Snowy owls throughout the area

by Brent Eades As reported in the Ottawa Citizen and elsewhere, Eastern Ontario has been the happy recipient of an 'irruption'  (an usually large number)...

Lanark birds on Facebook

by Brent Eades Here's something I've been remiss in not mentioning in the course of my birding posts in the Millstone: the fact that Lanark...

Invasion of the Pine Siskins

by Brent Eades The Pine Siskin is a small, streaked finch that you may or may not see in your yard in a given year....

Backyard birds, December 27

by Brent Eades I fill my feeders only in the winter months, when the birds can use some help finding food -- especially during a...

More backyard birds

by Brent Eades We're in that gloomy time of year for birders -- those who work in the city at least -- it's dark when...

Backyard birds, March 23 2014

by Brent Eades So it's spring, 15 cm of snow yesterday notwithstanding. I've had one new spring bird since my last post, a Grackle who...

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