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Nate Miller
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Quick Trip to Lake Superior and Surprise Western Meadowlark
Ken and I had a quick work trip up to the north of Sault Ste. Marie to do some bird surveys.  After finishing our surveys, Ken showed me a really neat spot in Lake Superior Provincial Park.  A beautiful secluded beach.  This is an area I would like to explo...

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The Audio Visual Files: Alder Flycatcher
I've been testing out my video capabilities of my new Nikon P900.  I took this video of an Alder Flycatcher singing away up in Bruce County a couple of weeks ago and am fairly pleased with it.

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How Many Can YOU ID?
Below are some photos of birds that I have seen in Ontario.  I am in the position of knowing what each is, but can you figure it out from a single crappy photo?  Post your answers below.   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

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The River is Raging!
I went out to try to do some dragonfly surveys on some rivers near the K-W area, but there was literally no bank to walk on, and in some cases, the river had burst its banks. Conestogo River.  Normally this is a horse pasture, but the river has flowed right...

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Dickcissel's Galore!
The last couple of weeks has seen an influx of Dickcissels.  This is a mid-western species that favours brushy, shrubby fields that are a little bit overgrown.  After our last heat wave they started showing up in abundance, possibly related to dry condition...

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Northern Ontario Adventures
This past week I was up in northern Ontario in the Sault Ste. Marie area to do some bird surveys at various sites near Lake Superior.  Ken and I had a great time and saw some excellent birds and sights. The bugs were voracious as expected for this time of y...

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Blue Grosbeak - High Park
Today I was taking a more relaxed weekend, not focusing on birds specifically.  However, I kept hearing about the awesome birds being seen in the GTA on Saturday, and I decided to make a quick trip to see if I could see any of them. Cait and I started out a...

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Amherst Island - A Big Morning
My dad and I got out to Amherst Island on the weekend, planning to do a big day.  Our version of a big day on the island is really a big morning.  We caught the ferry over to the island at 630am and birded all the usual spots and some others that we haven't...

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Pelee 2017 Part 2/2: The Island
I caught the Jiimaan Ferry to Pelee Island on Wednesday morning and was happy to be in a more secluded, peaceful spot.  The park is great, but it is crowded with mobs of people and I always appreciate the slower pace of the island. I spent the next few days...
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