Monthly Archives: April 2012

Late April 2012

Migration continues. Yesterday, April 24, a flock of around 250 White-fronted Geese flew high over the islands, heading north.  A Downy Woodpecker showed up on April 22, a rare bird in these parts. Hairy Woodpeckers have been on territory for a … Continue reading

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Mid-April 2012

So here we are – full of high expectations  and keen to see what going to show up on migration. The first Sandhill Cranes of spring flew over the island on April 11th, heard first, then seen, seeming to drift … Continue reading

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Early April 2012

It feels as though nothing much is happening in the bird world. It’s been such a cold spring and it was still zero on April 1, the day of our book launch at the Nature Centre.   Our book “Birds … Continue reading

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Late March 2012

It’s been a really cold March, on the 22nd it snowed all afternoon and snow remained on the ground. On the 23rd it was still -2c but we decided to drive down island and see what was around. It was … Continue reading

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