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An Idea Worth Pursuing! An Open Letter to Electoral Candidates

Congratulations to Christa Lowry as Mayor acclaimed....

Olde Tyme Country dinner and dance, Clayton, October 2

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Diana’s Quiz, September 24 2002

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Backyard Birds

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Backyard Birds: February 6 2021

by Brent Eades Another in my occasional series of bird photos from my yard. Given I've been working at home for almost a year now, I have many more chances...

Backyard birds, December 16 2020

by Brent Eades One benefit of the strangeness of 2020 is that I've been working from home since last March -- which means I have many more opportunities to photograph...

Backyard birds, March 23 2020

by Brent Eades I knew there had to be bright sides to being stuck in the house indefinitely, teleworking -- one is that I'm home now when the birds are...

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

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, March 23 2020

by Brent Eades I knew there had to be bright sides to being stuck in the house indefinitely, teleworking -- one is that I'm home...

Backyard birds, January 5 2020

by Brent Eades After taking a hiatus from this column for a year or two I thought I'd restart it. The premise is pretty simple: these...

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...

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...

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, April 27 2014

by Brent Eades It has been a while since my last post. This is in part because there haven't been a lot of new birds...

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 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, 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...

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 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...

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