Monthly Archives: January 2013

January 28 – Another Canadian Lifer!

This morning I zipped down to Rondeau Provincial Park, where I quickly located the WHITE-WINGED DOVE reported over the past few days. While I have seen many of these birds in the southern US and Mexico, this was my first … Continue reading

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January 22 – An Ontario Lifer!

Anyone living in the southern part of Ontario right now knows that we are in the midst of a deep freeze. In fact, today was the coldest day since January 15, 2012, and it’s supposed to be even colder tomorrow. … Continue reading

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January 20 & 21 – Back in Ontario

  It’s been a long few days. After arriving on Cape Breton from the overnight ferry, my brother and I decided to head straight back to Ontario. I’m glad we did this, as I see a Fieldfare has just been … Continue reading

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January 19 – Back to Ontario

  It’s been a long day. I am sitting on the ferry back to Nova Scotia, and then home to Ontario. Yesterday was spent driving from St. John’s to Port aux Basques. It was a fairly awful drive. We made … Continue reading

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January 17 – More of the same

Today was much quieter on the birding front. I decided to drive south to Witless Bay to see if there were any birds in the sheltered waters. It was pretty quiet, with only a few Great Cormorants and Black Guillemots … Continue reading

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January 16 – St. John’s birding extravaganza!

Well, I finally got out birding in St. John’s, Newfoundland. My first stop was Bowring Park. Within minutes I was staring at it, the PINK-FOOTED GOOSE! What a beauty! I also had the pleasure off talking with one of the … Continue reading

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January 15 – Newfoundland!

Well, I finally made it to “The Rock”. After a very successful day of birding yesterday, we arrived in North Sydney to catch the overnight ferry to Newfoundland. There were very few passengers, so it was a nice and quiet … Continue reading

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