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Day 2 – Amazon Birds, Fish, Monkeys…

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”3″ gal_title=”20101024 Day 2 – Amazon Birds, Fish, Monkeys, Kids and Spiders”] Sharon’s comments in RED We woke up a bit late and so were rushing to get to the boat for dawn. I noticed I had sported a … Continue reading

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Ruff, Hudsonian Godwit in Minnesing Swamp

Ontbirds (an excellent birding mailing list for Ontario) reported a Ruff, a shorebird and also a bird I’ve never seen before just outside of Angus, Ontario. I decided that I would give finding it a try rather than going to … Continue reading

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Beamer Point Migrants on April 19, 2008

Around this time of April, the broad-winged hawks start migrating north in large numbers and the right conditions can produce movements in the thousands of birds. In some 15+ years of hawk watching, its one of the few migrations I … Continue reading

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The Strangest Raptor Photo I’ve Ever Taken

I was back at Beamer Point CA outside of Grimsby, Ontario on April 6. Contrary to expectation, it was very sunny with a cold north wind blowing off Lake Ontario. This created perfect blue skies which made it extremely difficult … Continue reading

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Migrating Birds of Prey on April 5, 2008

The spring hawk migration is in full swing with good numbers of birds migrating. Between 1200-1300 birds were seen. In total, 13 species of raptors were seen including golden eagle, bald eagle, red-tailed hawk, red-shouldered hawk, northern harrier, rough-legged hawk, Cooper’s hawk, … Continue reading

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