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Flycatcher guide Seasons Fall 2001

Flycatcher guide Seasons Fall 2001

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To catch a bird

To catch a bird

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Taking Stock

Taking Stock

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Altberg Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Reserve

Altberg Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Reserve

Description: The west side of this undeveloped 200-ha Ontario Nature reserve occupies a limestone plain; the remainder is on the Canadian Shield. Mixed forests of eastern hemlock, sugar maple, white birch, red oak, and trembling aspen dominate the shield section. The site also includes old fields, pond, pockets of marsh, white cedar swamp, and a […]

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Mill of Kintail Conservation Area

Mill of Kintail Conservation Area

prescription Mill of Kintail Conservation Area, credit: Robert and Pat Rogers  Mill of Kintail Conservation Area, credit: Dave Huth” Description: Set in its rolling countryside, this mature sugar maple woodland is noted for its fine display of fall colour. The uplands also support eastern hemlock, white cedar, yellow birch, bur oak, basswood, green ash, and a […]

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Letters – Build it and they will come

Letters – Build it and they will come

  Re: “Over a burrow” in ON Nature, fall 2014 I am encouraged by the enlightened attitude of Canada Building Materials towards the bank swallows nesting in their sand and gravel pits. The company’s “live and let live” policy serves as a model for other aggregate operations. Perhaps though, in concert with bank-swallow friendly aggregate […]

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Tour group delighted by tropical birds


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Ontario Nature’s first ever members’ trip with Quest Nature Tours took place in March of this year. Thirteen birders, amateur archaeologists and general nature lovers visited birding hotspots in Belize and Guatemala, compiling an impressive bird list of 240 species.

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14 Things that will make a Birder Happy

14 Things that will make a Birder Happy

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  The holidays are just around the corner and here’s a list of gift ideas to help you keep the birder(s) in your life happy! (I’ve deliberately omitted binoculars, scopes, etc., from the list; not only are they expensive, but choosing them takes time, research and often boils down to personal preference.)

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