Monthly Archives: January 2013

MORE GREAT GRAYS

A Great Gray gets up close and personal. A Great Gray hunkers down in -25 degrees Celsius. A Great Gray was found dead in the middle of Ottawa. Most probably starved to death.

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ALGONQUIN ODESSEY

WILD ELK PASTURING WITH CATTLE, ALGONA, ONTARIO LEUCISTIC CHICKADEE GRAY JAY WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL FEMALE PINE GROSBEAK GREAT GRAY OWL, WILNO, ONTARIO    

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GREAT GRAY OWL

GREAT GRAY OWL Eastern Ontario is going through an irruption of Great Gray Owls to rival that of 2006. Normally a creature of the boreal forest, there are currently  reports of over a dozen birds in the Ottawa area.

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JOHN NESBIT

Sad news today out of Scotland of the passing of my old friend and colleague, Professor John Nesbit of the University of Aberdeen. John was my “go to” guy for research related to Aberdeenshire’s remotest glen, Glenbuchat. WAITING FOR TEA … Continue reading

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EASTERN SCREECH OWL

  EASTERN SCREECH OWL The rufous morph  variant (seen above) of the Eastern Screech Owl is  a rarity here in Eastern Ontario.  Screech owls are masters of camouflage. Note the colour of the background that this cute little guy has … Continue reading

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TIP OF THE TONGUE

       

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

PARLIAMENT HILL, OTTAWA, ONTARIO Happy New Year to one and all!!  All the best in 2013!!!

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