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2018

October

Burren Birds of Prey Centre. Ireland
Cobble Hill
Some Rural Scenes of Ireland
European Robin

September

Jackdaw
Woolly Bear Caterpillars
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park: Ireland, August 2018
White Snakeroot: A plant which caused many deaths in the 19th-century American frontier
Cliffs of Moher and Lahinch: Ireland
Three Jewelweed Species, a Few Aster Species and Other Sights in Glendon Forest, Late Summer
Birds in and around the River Fergus in the center of Ennis, Ireland: August 2018

August

Petroglyphs Provincial Park: Plants along the Hiking Trails, mid-July, 2018 (Part 3)
Petroglyphs Provincial Park: Plants along the Hiking Trails, mid-July, 2018 (Part 2)
Petroglyphs Provincial Park: Plants along the Hiking Trails, mid-July, 2018 (Part 1)
Young Baltimore Oriole
Late Goldenrod (Solidago gigantea) and a plant which used to be a Goldenrod (Solidago)
A Blue-gray Gnatcatcher family at High Park: July, 2018

July

Sea Gulls Trash Hotel Room
Fireweed (Erichtites hieracifolius)
A Clever Strategy: Bears and Serviceberries
Botanical Gardens in Singapore: January 2018
Botanical Gardens in Penang, Malaysia: January 2018
Images of an island off the southern coast of Thailand
Jim Baillie Nature Reserve / early July 2018 / Blue Trail
Jim Baillie Nature Reserve / early July 2018 / White Trail
10 Sedge Species found at Jim Baillie Nature Reserve in June
Jim Baillie Nature Reserve / early July 2018 / Yellow trail

June

Some plants and birds at Hanlan’s Point, June 30, 2018
A Red Mahogany Forest in Zanzibar, Tanzania: January 2018
Some Wildflowers of Manitoulin Island, June 2018
Breeding Bird Survey,Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, June 2018
Some sights at a stop on the highway south of Chapleau
Breeding Bird Survey, Terrace Bay, June 2018
Interesting Cliff Swallow Behaviour
The first kilometer of the Casque Isles Trail
Images of Ouimet Canyon, June 2018
Breeding Bird Survey, Wolf Lake 2, June 2018
Breeding Bird Survey, Geraldton, June 2018 and some buildings in Geraldton and Beardmore
Some interesting shrubs and more en route to Longlac
Breeding Bird Survey, Smooth Rock Falls, June 2018
Sights en route between Smooth Rock Falls and Kapuskasing: June 2018
Breeding Bird Survey, Cochrane, June 2018
Breeding Bird Survey, Ramsey, June 2018
Breeding Bird Survey, Crooked Creek, June 2018
Images of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Some Birds of Sri lanka
Images of the Premier League Soccer Stadium: Male, Maldives

May

Images of Male, Maldives: January 2018
A Heartbreaking Look at Sunnybrook Stables after the Fire: May 2018
Botanical Gardens, Mahe, Seychelles: January, 2018
a Bay-breasted Warbler at the Scarborough Bluffs: May 21, 2018
Haller Nature Park, Mombasa, Kenya: January 2018 (Part 2)
Haller Nature Park, Mombasa, Kenya: January, 2018 (Part 1)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak at the bird feeder: May 6, 2018
Indigo Bunting at the bird feeder: May 3, 2018
Some Monkeys and a Mangrove Swamp in Zanzibar, Tanzania: January 2018

April

Is that a Gray Jay or a Canada Jay?
Duck Quiz: April 2018 (answers)
Duck Quiz: April 2018
Some Bird Photos from the Leslie Street Spit: April 22, 2018
Hluhluwe Game Reserve: South Africa, December 2017 (Part 2)
Hluhluwe Game Reserve: South Africa, December 2017 (part 1)
Addo Elephant Park, South Africa: December 2017 (part 2)
10 Early Signs of Spring in the Don Valley: April 2, 2018

March

Addo Elephant Park, South Africa: December 2017 (part 1)
Hartlaub’s Gull: Cape Town, South Africa
Coleman Park
Linkwood Lane Park
Cullen Bryant Park
Stan Wadlow Park
Dieppe Park
Cape of Good Hope: South Africa (part 3)
Gamble Playground
Leaside Park
Dentonia Park
Donora Park
Four Oaks Gate Park
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (part 2)

February

Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (part 1)
Red-winged Starling
African Penguin colony: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Images of a South African vineyard
Johnny Cowell

January

Animal Park near Cape Town, South Africa
Images of Marie Curtis Park
Images of Col Sam Smith Park
Images of Humber Bay
Pearl Crescent Butterfly

2017

December

Yellow Lady-slipper (Cypripedium parviflorum)
Caledon Lake Forest plants (part 3)
Caledon Lake Forest plants (part 2)
Caledon Lake Forest plants (part 1)

November

Brown Booby: Grenada
Laughing Gull: Grenada
Seabird lands on Ship
Elephant Point, South Shetlands, Antarctica
Mikkelson Harbour, Antarctica

October

Leopard Seal near the Zodiak
Unnamed beach on the Antarctic Peninsula
Walking on “Fast” Ice
Cruising between Adelaide island and the Antarctic Peninsula

September

Sailing to the Beginning of the Pack Ice
Pourquoi Pas Island, Antarctica
Hannah Point, South Shetlands, Antarctica
Entrance to Deception island, South Shetlands, Antarctica

August

KIller Whales in the Gerlache Strait, Antarctica
Life at Sea: Antarctica 2017
Port Lockroy, Antarctica
Don Valley plants: mid-August
Robert Point, South Shetlands, Antarctica
Plants along a Prince Edward County road: early August
Elephant Point, South Shetlands, Antarctica

July

Cuverville island, Antarctica
Plants along a Kawarthas cottage road in mid-July
Three seal species on an ice flow
Petermann Island, Antarctica
Jenny Island, Antarctica: late in the evening

June

Humpback Whales
South of the Antarctic Circle at Red Rock Ridge
Damoy Hut and a Skua chick
Ice and a Crabeater Seal

May

Elephant Point, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
A late May walk in the Sydenham River Nature Reserve
What is this grass and How do I know?
Robert Point: South Shetland Islands
Great Wall Station: South Shetland Islands
Humpback Whales
Cape Horn

April

Chilean Science Station: Antarctica
Views of Antarctica from Loncle Bay and a Crabeater Seal
Jougla Point: Antarctica
Danco Island: Antarctica

March

Wilhelmina Bay and Crabeater Seals
Snow and Ice: Antarctica
Brown Bluff, Antarctica
Whaler’s Bay, Deception Island, South Shetlands
Aitcho Island, South Shetlands

February

A Carniverous Duck: the Yellow-billed Pintail
Peregrine Falcon at Col Sam Smith Park
Male \ Female not-alikes: Part 6
Bird Identification Quiz: #12 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz: #12 of 12

January

Bird Identification Quiz: #11 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz: #11 of 12
Bird Identification Quiz: #10 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz: #10 of 12
Bird Identification Quiz: #9 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz #9 of 12
Bird Identification Quiz: #8 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz: #8 of 12

 

2016

December

Bird Identification Quiz: #7 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz: #7 of 12
Bird Identification Quiz: #6 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz: #6 of 12
Bird Identification Quiz: #5 of 12 (answers)
Winter Buds
Bird Identification Quiz: #5 of 12
Bird Identification Quiz: #4 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz: #4 of 12
Memorial for Bronwyn Dalziel
Bird Identification Quiz: #3 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz: #3 of 12
Bird Identification Quiz: #2 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz: #2 of 12
Male/Female not-alikes: Part 5

November

Bird Identification Quiz: #1 of 12 (answers)
Bird Identification Quiz #1 of 12
Some Plants from the Oak Ridges Moraine
More Poison Ivy
Evening Grosbeaks
Minor League Natute
Big League Nature

October

Hummingbird at the Feeder and another Cottage visitor
This Cottage is Truly for the Birds
Dutchman’s Breeches
Red Squirrel Restaurant

September

Burdocks: Great and Commnon
Does anybody know what plant this is? A mystery solved
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Rainer Schmidt
Nipplewort (Lapsanna communis)

August

Leafy Spurge
Is that an insect?
Male \ Female not-alikes: Part 4
Ellice Swamp (Part 2): A Look at New Hamburg
Jean Verch
Ellice Swamp (Part 1): A Look at New Hamburg

July

Summer Plants which grow in and near Sidewalks
Male \ Female not-alikes: Part 3 of 6
Male \ Female not-alikes: Part 2 of 6
Male \ Female not-alikes: Part 1 of 6

June

Margaret Morse Nice Ornithological Club
Gore Bay Survey: June 28, 2016: a look at Little Current, Manitoulin Island
Sultan Survey: June 27, 2016: a look at Chapleau
Terrace Bay Survey: June 26, 2016: a look at Schreiber
Nipigon River Recreational Trail: June 25, 2016
Dorion Survey: June 24, 2016: more Nipigon photos
Geraldton Survey: June 23, 2016: a look at Nipigon
Smooth Rock Falls Survey: June 22, 2016: Abandoned Church at Longlac
Cochrane Survey: Tuesday, June 21, 2016: a look at Cochrane
Ramsey Survey: Monday, June 20, 2016: a look at Smooth Rock Falls
Gogama, Ontario
There’s Always an Olympic Squirrel
Canada Canada Canada: the White-throated Sparrow
Pileated Woodpecker at Col Danforth Park

May

Look-Alikes
How to get wild birds in your yard to eat from your hand
Mrs. Chippy’s Last Expedition
My Backyard: 2nd Week in May
Love in the Pond: a Wood Duck and a Mallard Romance

April

Black Knot
Cedar Waxwings in the Pussy Willow
The Three Stars (Winter Buds)
Revenge of the Honey-Locust Tree

March

What kind of goose is that?
Bathing Beauty: A Peregrine Falcon
Rare birds
First Redwing of Spring in the Backyard
Squirrel Facts

February

piebaldism, albinisum, melanisum and leucism
Tuxedo: a Local Legend
Meet the Neighbourhood Cooper’s Hawk
The Revenant: movie review from a naturalist point of view
The Rockhopper Penguin

January

Look at that fabulous poison ivy
Burnt Cornflakes Bark
That heavenly tree
My Twig Collection

2015

December

A Familiar Voice In Port Stanley, Falkland Islands
Poinsettias
Murder on the Back Porch
Eagle selfie
A late fall beauty

November

Adventure on the High Seas
DÉBRAYE! DÉBRAYE!
Ambrosia artemisifolia
Owl detective

October

The teeth of a lion
École Zodiak
The bird that inspired Dickens and Poe
Lawrence Newcomb
Bird names

September

One man’s battle with ferns: summer 2015
Look who’s in the birdbath!
Rat-a-tat-tat
Bitchy