Monthly Archives: April 2013

April 26, 2013 – Last minute adventure…

It has been an interesting 28 hours. After a polite reminder from another birding friend that a rare bird was being seen in Nova Scotia (a Little Egret), I decided to hop in the car and try and twitch it. … Continue reading

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April 21, 2013 – WOW!

Well, today was a great day. I dragged myself out of bed and drove down to Ojibway Prairie in Windsor, with the hopes of seeing the Blue Grosbeak that had been reported 2 days previously at the visitor center feeders. … Continue reading

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April 16-18 – A few new additions…

Over the past few days I have added a few new birds to my Big Year. April 16 – NORTHERN ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW at Ruthven Park. April 17 – BANK SWALLOW (2) at Turkey Point April 18 – BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER & … Continue reading

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April 15 – Point Pelee

With the return of warm weather, I drove down to Point Pelee to see if there was an influx of migrants. I was happy to find that there were birds everywhere I looked. Last May when I visited there were … Continue reading

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April 14 – I’ve migrated back to Ontario!

Well, after a very busy few months of mostly non-Canadian travel, I am officially back in Ontario for spring migration. I flew home yesterday from Mexico (where I was attending a wedding), and am already noticing a lot more bird … Continue reading

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