I drove out River Road to Lakefield on January 14 to see what I could find. At Bolton Farm, I found this Belted Kingfisher making its way up river from tree to tree. The river was high, fast and with little bird activity –  just a couple of Common Goldeneye ducks.

Sue Paradisis

Belted Kingfisher – January 14, 2014 – Otonabee River – Sue Paradisis


Common Goldeneye male – Karl Egressy

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.