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...

It was a hot morning! We met in the curling club parking at 7am just as the market was setting up across the street. There were a lot of birds today despite the heat. We walked towards the park, throughout the park then along the...

Today was a great day for birding.  Our group of six met at the Hotel Horizon parking lot and spent about 1 hour  looking, and especially listening, to birds in the field across the street. Then we headed up the path towards the Hutopia central...

This morning I saw 30 species of birds in a 90 minute walk near my house! This is the best week of the year for birding because the warblers and other migratory birds are back and the leaves are not fully out so you can...

Here are some tips for birding around Sutton. If you want to see Brown thrashers and Chipping sparrows, as well as lots of crackles, song sparrow and robins head over to Domaine Gagné. For ruby-crowned kinglets and flickers head to Domaine Mont Louis.  For swamp sparrows,...

After a week of cold wet weather, the forecast for today was warm and dry.  It actually reached about 15 degrees Celsius. But at 6am it was still around minus 10 degrees Celsius .  My hands and feet were cold but it was definitely worth...