In an earlier blog posting, we mentioned Killarney’s Christmas Bird Count. This year’s count recorded one of the highest number of species since our Killarney count began in 1998.
And it included a total of 32 species and 474 birds. Here’s a breakdown. Continue reading Results are in – 13th Annual Christmas Bird Count in Killarney
A couple of weeks ago, Ontario Parks posted winter camping opportunities. This week, we look at park activities to get you outside and energized. For more ideas, you can search Ontario Parks by services, activities and seasons here. Continue reading Ontario Parks for outdoor lovers
In May of 2010, the Piping plovers returned once again to Wasaga Beach Provincial Park – for the third year in a row! The spring and summer of 2010 has been both rewarding and challenging, as four nests were lost as the result of natural predation and weather. Continue reading Protecting the Piping Plover
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park is thrilled to announce that the four plover chicks (born June 10th) survived their first six weeks at the park. Continue reading Plover is the word…What a success!
We have all heard about the decline of forest songbirds in recent time, but how many people have even heard of shorebirds? They are usually not as colourful or sweet sounding as spring songbirds like warblers, but the story of their migration is even more amazing. Continue reading The Arrival of Shorebirds at Darlington
Thousands of shorebirds dropped out of the sky May 21st and 22nd and landed on Presqu’ile Beach. With 3000+ birds present, beach access was restricted to minimize disturbance to the birds as they feed Continue reading Flight of the Shorebirds at Presqu’ile