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February 12, 2014–Julia Zarankin
Long-tailed duck © Missy Mandel
When I started birdwatching, I had no idea that it was a year-round sport. Although winter birding lacks the tremendous variety of spring birding – with its flashes of multi-colored ...
July 29, 2013–Julia Zarankin
When I think “bird-watching paradise,” Ontario isn’t exactly what comes to mind. I think more along the lines of Ecuador, Madagascar, Panama, Indonesia, South Africa or Texas. Perhaps I fantasize about ...
March 11, 2013–Julia Zarankin
International Women’s Day, last Friday, presents an ideal opportunity to celebrate illustrious women birders. The remarkable Phoebe Snetsinger comes to mind immediately, she was the first person to acquire a ...
January 21, 2013–Julia Zarankin
Rouge Park Christmas Bird Count © Noah Cole
This year, one of my new year’s resolutions was to take the true birding plunge and start keeping a list. Apart from choosing a new notebook, this also entailed a ...