My Japanese witch-hazel is in full bloom right now and the snow drops are showing flower buds.  Bill Snowden, Ennismore

We saw our first skunk out for an evening stroll yesterday on County Road 38 south of Warsaw. Jane Bremner, Warsaw

Note:  Yesterday, February 3, a record-warm 12.4 C was reached in Peterborough. I had midges flying in the backyard! D.M.

Striped Skunk - Wikimedia

Striped Skunk – Wikimedia


Chironomid midge close-up - Wikimedia

Chironomid midge close-up – Wikimedia

Snowdrops - Bill Snowden

Snow drops – Bill Snowden

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.