A big thank you to Kelly, the kids and educators who participated in the birding activity this morning! It was great to see some of the kids take a big interest in pointing out birds, learning bird songs, making lists, using binoculars, hanging out with...

See more photos and list of species below. We had a lively burst of activity in the first section of the PENS trail with a black and white warbler, black-throated green warbler blue warbler, chickadees and other birds that we could hear.  After this generous treat...

Our first organized evening hike was exceptional.  We had a chance to listen to the flute-like beautiful song of the hermit thrush for as long as we liked.  After a short hike up the trail we returned to the village near the park on the...

It was a very warm morning at Huttopia with a group of 18! The highlight was the Raven’s nest with 3 ravens in it.  No chicks yet but a little family gathering nonetheless. Also, we tried to find the Blackburnian warbler singing in the hemlock...

We had a large group of enthusiastic birders for our second hike of the season. Many also attended last week’s hike and others were new. Some of the highlights were the northern waterthrush at the start of the bike path on the 215. He was...

We walked the PENS trails for our last outing of the series of nine bird walks among the company of a group of eleven birders. We spent a short time in the parking lots and were rewarded with a good view of a cedar waxwing...

The weather was damp and drizzly. After 8 weekends in a row with hot dry weather we can't complain!  7 of the 9 birders in our group had not been birding with me before. At first the birds were quieter than usual. As we moved...

It was a warm day with a wind picking up at around 8am.  I camped the night at Hutopia and woke up to the sounds of a wood thrush and winter wren with far off raven calls. By the time we started our hike at...

Photo: Warbling Vireo - Photo from e-bird: © Don Danko Wow!  All I can say is "wow".  30 species in one morning? Including a warbling vireo - a species I have never seen before!  So a great morning for birding in what is probably the best...

This morning I went birding with the students of grade 3 and 4 of Sutton Elementary school as well as with Kelly, Maude and Claire.  It was a great day for birding. Earlier this spring (April 8) we wend birding in the village. We checked out...