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February 5, 2013–Julia Zarankin
Photo: American kestrel by wabatson
My hairdresser asked me a question this weekend. “So you see a bird”, he said, “and then what?” And it got me thinking. It may well be that there’s something ...
January 30, 2013–Ontario Nature
American eel © EricksonSmith CC BY-SA 2.0
Hello Ontario Nature readers, my name is Amirah El-Safty. Today, I’d like to talk to you a little bit about the American eel. The American eel is a freshwater species ...
January 28, 2013–Julia Zarankin
Wood duck pair, Photo: Andrew Park
People often ask me about my favorite bird. Though I’ll always be partial to my spark bird, the red winged blackbird, it seems that my favorite bird changes every time ...
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 ...
January 17, 2013–Julia Zarankin
Last Saturday, I almost missed my birding outing. When my alarm woke me up, it was still dark outside. The weather report promised severe fog east of Toronto and it ...