Toronto received close to 20 cms of snow yesterday and overnight which, I’m told, is a record for Remembrance Day.
Today at Ashbridge’s Bay, we had sunny and windy conditions with a temperature of -8 degrees, This is about 15 degrees lower than the usual average temperature for this day.
Hundreds of Long-tailed Ducks have returned here and many will likely spend the winter.
Species list: mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, gadwall, wood duck, redhead, common goldeneye, bufflehead, long-tailed duck, lesser scaup, ring-billed gull, blue jay, black-capped chickadee, American robin, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, American tree sparrow. (17 species)
10 a.m. group:
1 p.m. group:
No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees,
No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds,
November! – Thomas Hood (1799–1845)