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The Birdman: The wonderful anomaly that is the northern hawk owl

The Birdman: The wonderful anomaly that is the northern hawk owl

Is it hawk? Is it an owl? Chris Blomme introduces us to this cool northern bird
Rock pigeons, mysterious sparrow vanishings and a new toque

Rock pigeons, mysterious sparrow vanishings and a new toque

Our birding columnist, Chris Blomme, is in a reflective mood as 2017 dawns
This time of year is perfect for alien avian visitors

This time of year is perfect for alien avian visitors

Migrating birds make for some rare sightings 
<b>The Messenger:</b> What can we do to stop the death of songbirds?

The Messenger: What can we do to stop the death of songbirds?

Farming and infrastructure are hurting the planet’s songbirds, but there are ways to help
Column: Birding on the Island and a lesson in torrential downpours

Column: Birding on the Island and a lesson in torrential downpours

Our resident bird expert, Chris Blomme, takes us on a trip to the Mississagi Lighthouse
A hot summer and a visit from the goldfinches

A hot summer and a visit from the goldfinches

The fall bird migration is beginning, so you might see some interesting sights – just look up
Column: July a great time for butterfly spotting

Column: July a great time for butterfly spotting

Monarchs, viceroys and the great spangled fritillary common in this area
<b>Keep an eye out and protect feathered families at this time of year</b>

Keep an eye out and protect feathered families at this time of year

Duck, duck, goose: Water fowl are out and about on roads and in parks
Swans, eagles and cranes: North Channel paradise for birdwatchers

Swans, eagles and cranes: North Channel paradise for birdwatchers

Spring brings back the birds
Column: The birds are telling us spring has arrived

Column: The birds are telling us spring has arrived

I was in the Coniston LCBO the other day and struck a conversation with a resident of that fine area.