Monthly Archives: December 2012

An American Pipit at Prince Edward Point

December 29, 2012 Yesterday will be remembered as a beautiful sunny day, but I can tell you that early in the morning at Wellington Harbour it was anything but that. This picture of a pair of Mute Swans in flight … Continue reading

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A Glaucous Gull, a Hooded Merganser, and a Red Fox!

December 25, 2012 First let me wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!! I hope Santa was good to you all! Today’s story is about my trip to Gosport and Presqu’ile Park. It started late yesterday morning.¬†Elaine and I were having … Continue reading

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Snow Buntings, Redpolls, and a Snowy Owl

Dec 22, 2012 Early Thursday morning under a blanket of thick grey clouds, I set off for Presqu’ile Provincial Park to see if I could find the Snow Buntings. I got to the park at 8:00 o’clock and headed straight … Continue reading

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A mid-December’s day of hawks, gulls, and songbirds

December 16, 2012 The expected clear sunny weather didn’t materialize yesterday. Instead it was cloudy, windy, and cold – and the birding felt like a 15-round boxing match between the heavyweight elements and this bantamweight photographer. I bobbed and weaved … Continue reading

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Snowy Owls, Tundra Swans, and Dunlin at Presqu’ile

Dec 9, 2012 As John “Hannibal” Smith would say, “I love it when a plan comes together!” Despite the weather man’s best efforts to put a damper on today’s birding, I still managed to achieve my target of adding ten … Continue reading

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