Monthly Archives: December 2014

Geese in the Meadow

A Walk on the Wild Side Margo Hearne Winter birds are back. Flocks of Green-winged Teal line up along the shallows and wait for the tide to bring life-giving sea-borne things. Intertidal areas are the richest in the world as … Continue reading

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Swans in Delkatla

Hello, I’ve started a new column for the Haida Gwaii Observer called “On the Wing”. I’ll post a few from time to time.  Suddenly there were eight swans swimming out in the basin. They moved out to the Sanctuary when the … Continue reading

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Flocks of thrushes

Flocks of Varied Thrushes; Margo Hearne Flocks of Varied Thrushes, rushes of Robins and a field of flickers in November. Who knew? But there they were, migrating south to escape the big chill further north. It is clear that the more … Continue reading

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Winter crows

On the Wing; Margo Hearne There they are, a flock of black birds flying in a ragged flock through the storm-tossed sky. Northwestern Crows. They have moved into town for the winter. They are bold and cheery and seem to like … Continue reading

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