Posts by naturegirl99

Peregrine Falcon

2/2/2017 | 0

This Peregrine Falcon was spotted having a bath at the beach, along its favourite stretch of hunting territory, Toronto’s western … Read More

Eared Grebe

2/2/2017 | 0

Eared Grebes are seen very rarely along Toronto’s lakeshore in winter. Col. Sam Smith Park, Toronto, January 16, 2017.

Hooded Merganser

12/11/2014 | 0

At a waterfront park in west Toronto, I observed male and female Hooded Mergansers successfully catching different species in the … Read More

King Eider

12/10/2014 | 0

King Eiders tend to turn up occasionally along the Great Lakes in the winter, as this first winter male did, … Read More

Cackling and Canada Geese

12/10/2014 | 0

Once considered a subspecies of the common Canada Goose, the Cackling is much smaller, with a tiny bill and darker body … Read More

D’Arnaud’s Barbet

3/23/2014 | 0

We were fascinated while watching this barbet poking his bill inside a termite mound, tweezing them out with that bill. This … Read More

Gray Heron

3/22/2014 | 0

Gray Herons appear very similar to our Great Blue Herons of North America. This particular bird was photographed at Lake … Read More