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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

More backyard birds

by Brent Eades This week I had Tree Sparrows, House Finches and Dark-Eyed Juncos in sizable numbers. A few Goldfinches dropped by most days, and...

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...

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...

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