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What is That?

A series about local wildlife.

What Is That … Iberian bird?

Another cottage season has come to an end, the dock is in, and the cottage closed up for the winter.   As many of our...

What is That … Eight-legged Insect?

Our friends the spiders have eight legs and are not insects, but apparently not all our friends know this, so we thought it was...

What Is That … in the tree!

One of the first techniques we learned for watching and photographing wildlife was to identify typical habitats where you are most likely to find...

What is that … on the Acorn?

Despite Ministry of Natural Resources cautions about not hanging bird feeders in bear country, a couple of years ago we disregarded their advice and...

What Is That … Hairless Cat?

You may be asking yourselves: what is it with the weird title of this article?  Not only is it to catch your attention, but it...

What is that … Moth?

What good is a moth anyway?  Are you someone who believes moths are drab-coloured and destroy your woolens while butterflies are far lovelier to look...

What Is That … on the Lily Pad?

We often enjoy ‘Monet moments’ walking or paddling along the shoreline, taking in the beauty of the masses of lily pads we find in...

What Is That … Squadron?

As we sat on our cottage porch enjoying the tranquility of a late afternoon, sipping a perfectly-chilled chardonnay, a war was taking place beyond...

What Is That … Tent Caterpillar?

We were enjoying the nice weather and being at the cottage late in May when we noticed we were asking ourselves a lot more...

WIT … Whoo Cooks For You?

It is spring and we have returned happily to the cottage, to the lake, and to the wildlife we love so much.  What should...

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What Is That … Iberian bird?

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