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The Birdman: Communing with our avian friends on the Island

The Birdman: Communing with our avian friends on the Island

Spring migration means an opportunity to see some unusual species passing through ont heir way to the Arctic
It's mating season at Fielding Park for Bigfoot and Partner

It's mating season at Fielding Park for Bigfoot and Partner

Trumpeter swans well on the way to being parents
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