As the days become shorter and daylight savings time has not yet arrived, the 8 am Saturday group began today at dawn at Col. Sam Smith Park.
8 am group:
Shortly after beginning, we noticed a swimming beaver.
This led us to following it as it travelled west along the Lake Ontario coast, did a u turn at the end of the peninsula and headed east to the beaver lodge:
The 11:30 group had an excellent, close look at a female Cardinal:
11:30 am group:
Other birds today:
View of Marie Curtis Park water tower from Col. Sam Smith Park:
Oh sing we now the Holy Weeds
That flourish in the ditch,
For they are for the meek in needs,
They are not for the rich. – Margaret Atwood
From “The God’s Gardeners Oral Hymnbook”
Thank you miles – these photos are wonderful. Thank you so much!! From a fan!
what a great post,so many gorgeous critters,thanks Miles,wish I could have been there……….
It seems that the fish got snatched from the female Hooded Merganser, first by a male Hooded Merganser, then by a Gull, according to remaining witnesses.
What a glorious day. And what terrific pictures you got of it. Thanks, Miles!