May 8, 2013

I live on the south end of the City of Kawartha-Lakes, adjacent to the Ganaraska Forest. We have lots of birds in our gardens but Wednesday evening this yellow Hairy Woodpecker came to one of our feeders. He looks to me like the typical male Hairy Woodpecker except for the Read more…

May 8, 2013

  Today, on the Hastings rail-trail , I spotted some movement to my left in the swampy area just off the trail. Having purposefully taken my new point and shoot Canon sx50  in case I saw a new butterfly , I quickly flipped it on and began to focus ( no Read more…

May 8, 2013

I have two days worth of sightings to report. The first is from May 2. We were on University Road, at a marsh on both sides of the road, south of the Wildlife  Sanctuary. We saw Chris Risley (lol) who helped us to identify a small group of Ring-necked Ducks, Read more…

May 8, 2013

On our walk this morning near Bailieboro, we frightened a large, blackish bird from a pile of shrubbery, so I investigated why it had been there.  Low and behold, she was sitting on eggs ! Through a little research, I determined them to be the eggs of a Wild Turkey. Read more…