This week we were “flocked” by Common Redpolls. We have lived here since 2005 and this is the first time we’ve seen them here. As of last weekend, we also sighted (in our backyard) the first robins, grackles, red winged blackbirds of the season.

Location: Sturgeon Lake
Observer: Susan Staniforth

Categories: Sightings

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.