Wednesday, July 26, 2017
What is That?

What is That?

A series about local wildlife.

What Is That… Dragonfly?

It is always a thrill when we identify, with the help of our friends, a new animal at the cottage.  In June we were...

What Is That … Young Beastie?

We talked about various courting couples in our June 18, 2017 article. We are happy to provide further examples in this article of some of...

What Is That … Courting Couple?

It is spring and, as the song says, love is in the air.  We have certainly observed this at the cottage as we have...

What Is That … African Bird?

We want to share with you one more article about our excellent adventure in southern Africa, this time looking at some of the birds....

What Is That… African Animal?

We recently spent a couple of weeks in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. We visited three wildlife reserves: Entabeni in the Limpopo province of South...

What Is That… Shock of  Yellow?

The ice is out and the daffodils are blooming at our cottage.  (Fortunately, deer do not eat daffodils.)  As we get ready to move...

What Is That … Spring Duck?

Last year the ice was out at White Lake by April 12th, so when we visited the cottage on Three Mile Bay on the...

What Is That … Canadian Beastie? (part 2)

We dealt with some ‘Canadian’ birds and mammals in our March 5, 2017 article and today we are turning your attention to some ‘Canadian’...

What is That … a Robin or a Thrush?

It seems like the right time of year to talk about American robins.  Thank goodness, the American robins are returning, and spring is just...

What Is That … Canadian Beastie?

As we gear up for this year’s cottage season and celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday, we are anticipating the various species of animals, insects, and...
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