Saturday, October 21, 2017
What is That?

What is That?

A series about local wildlife.

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...

What is that … pretty bug? (part 2) 

On January 22nd the Millstone News ran our article about pretty bugs ... bugs that are really beetles.  In this piece we want to...

What Is That … Spring Wildflower?

It continues to be a great winter for cross-country skiing and other outdoor activities, but with the snow having been continuously on the ground...

What is That … Pretty Bug?

Talking about 'bugs' is where we have to admit that we do not necessarily agree on nomenclature.  Bruce, having studied environmental biology at university,...
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