Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 27 – A major change in my travel plans…

So I have been in the Okanagan Valley for the past few days dealing with the aftermath of the deer carnage. It turns out there was a lot more damage to my vehicle than was originally thought.  Repairs will take … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Let’s start with the good news, shall we?

Well, it was another day of a lot of driving. But was it ever worth it! I got an early start and continued to snake my way through the mountain passes of SE British Columbia. What a beautiful drive! At … Continue reading

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Day 5 – From the grasslands to the mountains

After another sleep in (this time I just slept through my alarm) I packed myself up and continued west. I had one goal in mind, find a McCown’s Longspur. I continued west through SW Saskatchewan and found my way on … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Off to Grasslands National Park

I stayed the night in rural southern Saskatchewan. I didn’t want to stay along the TransCanada highway. It is great for travel, but not for stopping and birding. With my plan yesterday of birding with no plan working so well, … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Time to start birding the prairies!

I had a late start to my morning as I was really tired from all the driving over the past 2 days. I decided I would leisurely bird may way through the SW corner of the province and into Saskatchewan. … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Can I make it to Manitoba?

Last night I decided to stay over in Sault Ste. Marie with the goal of making it to Manitoba the next day. I succeeded in doing so, pulling into Winnipeg late in the evening. It was a fairly uneventful drive, … Continue reading

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Day 1 – On my way!

With my Jeep all packed and ready to go, I decided I might as well make a minor detour too see if the previously reported Dickcissel was still near Luther Marsh. I arrived to see 3-4 other cars and several … Continue reading

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