The radio informed me that the last time that Toronto had this much snowfall in one day, the Toronto Maple Leafs were reigning Stanley Cup champions. That was in the 60’s. I know. I went to each of the parades.
Here are some scenes from this sunny and -7 degree morning:
Wych Elm is a European species that often grows in wild areas. The younger bark appears blue / gray in colour.
Here are the birds that I was able to photograph:
Bird list: trumpeter swan, Canada goose, mallard, great black-backed gull, herring gull, ring-billed gull, red-tailed hawk, mourning dove, rock pigeon, blue jay, white-breasted nuthatch, black-capped chickadee, European starling, house sparrow, northern cardinal, American tree sparrow. (16 species)
Now see stern Winter nearer draw,
Sol’s feeble rays refuse to thaw.
– William Cole (1919–2000)