May 7, 2013

  Our latest squatter is an American Toad.  We’ve never had one in the yard before – just in the hood, but this one was visible (and audible).  I know they aren’t rare but I always get a kick out of seeing what makes the noise.  Here is his YouTube Read more…

May 7, 2013

For the past five days or so, the Sugar Maples throughout the Kawarthas have been covered in a garb of pale lemon, with countless thousands of tassel-like flowers hanging from the twigs. As many as two dozen individual flowers – all male, all female or a mixture of both – Read more…

May 7, 2013

    Both Sora and Virginia Rails were calling at 10:30 a.m. this morning from the swamp/marsh in the south-east corner of the intersection of the Trans-Canada Trail and David Fife Line near Keene. Observer: Tony Bigg