It took a lot of organisation to ensure that the first snowfall of the winter came yesterday, just one day before our first weekly duty session at the MBO (bird banding station). Along with a couple of friends who do the same on another day of the week, we will be regularly visiting [...]
Ostrich Ferns Just past their best if you like eating 'fiddleheads'
Spent Milkweed Seed Cases This is a full colour photograph - it's just that the colour present really was minimal. :) Enjoy the tiny sun-sparkles in the snow. It was very cold, very.
Almost the end of February and a light snowfall overnight coated everything with a covering of snow and ice. The sun came out, the temperature was not many degrees below zero. In three or four weeks most of the snow will be gone (though more could arrive) and there will be a [...]
Going our for Dinner Tracks of a coyote heading from one hedge line to another
Earlier in the day (about -12C) it had been snowing but as the snow tailed off this sky appeared from the north-west.
We'd been watching and enjoying a large mixed flock of House Finches and Common Redpolls this morning - wandering along and turning a corner we found the pond.
Research Site On a very cold day
18 January, and after a weekend of heavy snowfall we went out to enjoy the countryside on the West Island. Considering this in Montreal, it's very pleasing to have such places within a very short distance from home. Lovely deep snow with a thin and crisp topping to wade through - thank [...]