Killdeer at Lambton Woods: April 13, 2022

The robin-sized Killdeer is our most familiar shorebird, nesting along gravelly beaches, in gravel pits, on plowed fields and even golf courses and lawns.

We had several calling loudly today by the Humber River:

Killdeer
Killdeer
Killdeer
Killdeer
Killdeer
Killdeer
Killdeer

Other birds:

Canada Goose
Mallard (female)
Mallards
Northern Cardinal (male)
Red-winged Blackbird (male)
Downy Woodpecker (female)
Red-winged Blackbird (male)
Mourning Dove
Canada Geese
Red-winged Blackbird (male)
American Robin with nesting material
Downy Woodpecker (male)
Blue Jays
Canada Goose nesting on washroom building roof
Blue Jay
Red-winged Blackbird (male)
Northern Cardinal (male)
Red-bellied Woodpecker (female)
Red-winged Blackbird (female)

Other life:

Red Squirrel
 Compton Tortoiseshell.
Red Squirrel

Today’s group:

NATURE POETRY

Mine and yours;
Mine, not yours.
Earth endures;
Stars abide.           – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82)

Miles Hearn

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