Monthly Archives: November 2012

November 2012 update

It’s November 22; a fierce southeast gale is blowing so I thought I’d update our bird sightings before the power goes out.  Maybe the Short-eared Owl floating over the Masset Golf Course yesterday, November 21, will have been blown away. … Continue reading

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Common Greenshank in July

A few exciting birds showed up on Haida Gwaii this summer. We were so busy with bird surveys, family visits and other fun things that I had no time to catch up. The rose garden also needed attention as did … Continue reading

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Early May 2012

The first few weeks in May are usually the best time to watch migration.  It’s been a cold season and this year seems quieter than usual. Although large flocks of White-fronted Geese flew north in large skeins, they didn’t land in … Continue reading

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Early November 2012

Snowy Owls are appearing all along the beaches. There were six at Sandspit on October 30 but when Peter went there on Monday Nov 5 he found 15! We estimate that there are at least thirty to forty owls along the island … Continue reading

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