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For the Birds: Odds & Ends, Autumn

Cheryl

by Cheryl Baxter

Happy Thursday to you & Happy Belated Thanksgiving!

You might have noticed I am a few days late in posting.  I just got a new job and I haven’t had time to hike, OR snap photos!  I am thinking that I will be posting every other week, or sooner if I have something to share. Please keep posted!

Just this morning I noticed, out of the bathroom window, a lot of bird activity.  There were at least a dozen White-Crowned Sparrows out there filling themselves up on the weed seeds.  I managed to capture a couple of photos of the juvenile White-Crowned Sparrow.

Yesterday as I was sitting in my living room a small bird hit the window.  I ran outside to see if it was alright and found a Nashville Warbler sitting on the ground.  (Photo below)  I monitored him for while and the last time I checked on him, he was gone. Another positive highlight, he was a lifer for me!

Also, I thought I would share a couple of re-edited photos that I had snapped of a male Pileated Woodpecker in the heart of Arnprior, back in 2011.  And I thought I would add a few ‘Fall’ Photos for your enjoyment.

Have a couple of wonderful weeks, of Feathers, Wings & Beaks!

~Cheryl

Autumn Oak (Pakenham)
Autumn Oak
(Pakenham)
Juvenile White-Crowned Sparrow (my yard)
Juvenile White-Crowned Sparrow
(my yard)
Juvenile White-Crowned Sparrow (my yard)
Juvenile White-Crowned Sparrow
(my yard)
Nashville Warbler (poor little guy hit my window, October 15)
Nashville Warbler
(poor little guy hit my window, October 15)
An Autumn Trail at the Mill of Kintail.
An Autumn Trail at the Mill of Kintail.
Male Pileated Woodpecker (Arnprior)
Male Pileated Woodpecker
(Arnprior)
Male Pileated Woodpecker (Arnprior)
Male Pileated Woodpecker
(Arnprior)
Oak leaves in the rain.
Oak leaves in the rain. October 15, Pakenham.

 

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