Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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...

Backyard birds, May 7 2014

by Brent Eades As is usual at this time of year, my yard is in transition. The Goldfinches that were around most of the winter,...

Snowy Owls again

by Brent Eades I spotted three Snowy Owls today on Highway 15 between Almonte and CP. Here are some shots of a juvenile female, near...

Blue Jays really do prefer peanuts

by Brent Eades I've noticed over the years of watching my backyard feeders that Blue Jays really, really like peanuts. Today I happened to record this...

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...

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 – December 2014

by Brent Eades For the past couple of years I've posted occasional photos of winter visitors to my yard here in Almonte. Here are a...

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)...

Backyard birds, December 16

by Brent Eades This week I've had the usual species for the time of year, although with many more House Finches than is typical for...

Backyard birds: February 1 2014

by Brent Eades I must admit I haven't been paying my yard enough attention lately what with the unprecedented irruption of Snowy Owls, and quite...
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