August sightings of note

Hummingbird Clearwing Moths are regular visitors at the phlox in our garden. Gwen Forsyth, Lakefield Your column several weeks ago regarding Gypsy Moths really caught our attention. We have a cottage on Jack Lake and recall the infestation back in the 1970s. This past several weeks our cottage there have Read more…

Recent sightings of note

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) (2) CONFIRMED – Reported Feb 01, 2017 10:32 by Iain Rayner – Trent River–Drysdale Rd, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: – Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S34091842 – Comments: “Seen in group of seven swans far downstream. Viewed through scope showed knob on bill and orange colour on bill. Have been Read more…

Recent sightings of note

Common Loon (Gavia immer) (1) – Reported Jan 20, 2017 12:00 by Dave Milsom – Lakefield Marsh, Peterborough, Ontario – Map: – Checklist: – Comments: “continuing bird diving near red marker buoy” Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa) (1) – Reported Jan 15, 2017 14:15 by Michael Light – Harold Town Read more…

Some nice bird pics!

Here are a couple of photos from this week. The Common Loon chick eating something was photographed on September 20 on the River Road, south of Lakefield. The Merlin picture was taken September 16 at our club shoot in Millennium Park. Carl Welbourne