Monthly Archives: April 2014

WILLIAM WINTEMUTE, WAR OF 1812 VETERAN

Saturday, April 26 was the official unveiling of the War of 1812 Graveside Marker for my great-great-great grandfather,  trooper William Wintemute, who along with his fellow Niagara Light Dragoons participated in the victory of the Battle of Queenston Heights, October 13, … Continue reading

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HOODED WARBLER

Warbler season is off to a fabulous start! My first warbler sighting of the season is a Hooded Warbler right here in Ottawa. Many thanks to good buddy Paul Lagasi who called me back from Toronto for this rare find. … Continue reading

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YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD

YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD A bit of an oddity for Eastern Ontario, a male Yellow-Headed Blackbird makes an uncommon appearance.

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SNOWY FAREWELL

  It’s that time of year when the Snowy Owls start packing their bags and heading north.  This year has been a fabulous irruption with an estimated 150 birds plus here in Eastern Ontario.  A late straggler posed for this … Continue reading

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SPRING EPHEMERALS OF POINT ABINO

One of my images has been selected by the Niagara Land Trust for use in promoting an event at Point Abino, Lake Erie.  You can check it out here.

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