Red-tailed Hawk Hunting

During a warmer than seasonable Sunday in December, it was high time to get out for a local hike. Of course my go-to spot for this is along the Etobicoke Creek. I often skip bringing the camera and just enjoy what I see along the way, but I had been reading some advanced photography tips... Continue Reading →

Humber Arboretum – Great Horned Owls

Today the weather wasn't really supposed to cooperate according to the meteorologists, and so a nearby trip was planned given lighting might not be ideal. As it turned out the sun came out, and a great day was have following Great Horned Owls around. The Humber Arboretum has proven to be an excellent place for... Continue Reading →

Barred Owl in Guelph

Today I had a nice and also lucky outing at Guelph Aboretum. I've read reports the past few weeks about a Barred Owl being spotted in the area and after failing to locate one in another park after at least 5 visits, I thought I'd try Guelph today. A number of birder/photographers were walking around... Continue Reading →

Mountsberg Conservation Area

Today with the unseasonable 10 degree temperature, a trip was needed to take advantage of the weather. Mountsberg Conservation Area in Halton was the destination, the target was birds of prey. Shortly after arriving, we ran into one of the staff taking a gorgeous Gyrfalcon for a training session with people in the outdoors. This... Continue Reading →

Great Day at Tiny Marsh

This post is from last weekend, when I had yet another excellent outing at Tiny Marsh. If you follow this blog you know I love heading over to Tiny Marsh in Tiny Township. I visit the marsh in every season but spring is by far the most exciting time to go. Even before you see... Continue Reading →

Halfway Lake Provincial Park

I don't camp as much as I once did, but it was nice to head north for a few days of peace and quiet. The chosen destination: Halfway Lake Provincial Park located about an hour north of Sudbury Ontario. Shortly after arrival at the park, a few of the locals could be heard making noise.... Continue Reading →

Saturday outing to Sam Smith Park

What a great Easter holiday! Yesterday's outing was great and today's trip to Sam Smith just added to an already great weekend. At Sam Smith today the weather was great (unseasonably warm), and the birds were pleased about it. The birding season is not yet at a high point, but it didn't make the day... Continue Reading →

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