Monthly Archives: April 2012


PINE WARBLER An early spring outing last week to Chaffey’s Locks netted the opportunity to photograph my first warbler of the 2012 migration season. Let’s hope it’s a harbinger of good things to come!!!!.

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Good weather and even better company!  A great opportunity presented itself to significantly improve upon images for two species whose representatives proved unusually cooperative. Eastern Towhee. Relatively uncommon here in Eastern Ontario. White-throated Sparrow. Thanks to Mike and Paul for … Continue reading

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With the sad news of the passing of an old friend last week in England, my thoughts have been concentrated on Barkingside on the outer fringe of London’s old East End. Barkingside Tube station at dusk. BARNARDO TRUST HEADQUARTERS, BARKINGSIDE, … Continue reading

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For many years, “Earnscliffe” was the residence of Sir John A. Macdonald before his death in 1891. Since the 1930’s, successive British High Commissioners to Canada have called it home. Back in the 80’s, I knew some of the support … Continue reading

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