A trip to the Carden Alvar

Yesterday, me and two friends birded Wylie Road on the Carden Alvar, just north of Kirkfield. It is well worth a trip at this time of year, especially for the opportunities to get great photographs of species such as bluebirds.  In addition to the numerous bluebirds one Loggerhead Shrike (at Read more…

Five Red Fox Cubs in Ennismore

These Red Fox cubs have been providing entertainment for some Ennismore residents this spring.  Four were around for some time, while the 5th one just showed up on June 9th. The pictures were taken by a trail camera. Red Foxes usually have three to six cubs. Drew Monkman

Browning on cedars

Why is it that most places I go the cedars are brown and many have almost no foliage?  Is there some kind of blight, a lack of rain or are the trees dying naturally?   According to Taylor Scarr, provincial forest entomologist at MNR, the “browning” is the result of Read more…