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The Birdman: There's something a little 'fowl' about spring

The Birdman: There's something a little 'fowl' about spring

Male mallards in full regalia as they try to impress females in hopes of courting them
The Birdman: This has been a great winter for spotting snowy owls

The Birdman: This has been a great winter for spotting snowy owls

Our resident bird expert, Chris Blomme, gives us a lesson on these magnificent Arctic visitor
The Birdman: You’re not seeing things, that was a loon on Ramsey in December

The Birdman: You’re not seeing things, that was a loon on Ramsey in December

Known for their distinctive call, red eyes and incredible aquatic abilities, loons can also stick around longer than other migratory birds
The Birdman: Nov. 11 and a moment of silence in the vast northern wilderness

The Birdman: Nov. 11 and a moment of silence in the vast northern wilderness

Every year a group of birders takes a special birding trip that also honours the fallen
Blomme: A foggy morning, patience and a camera to capture the moment

Blomme: A foggy morning, patience and a camera to capture the moment

The warm fall means some of our winged summer friends stuck around a little longer
<b>The Birdman:</b> Check out these flying green gems before they vanish for winter

The Birdman: Check out these flying green gems before they vanish for winter

Ruby-throated hummingbirds are a joy to watch in flight, Sudbury.com’s resident bird expert Chris Blomme writes
Monarch butterfly season has finally arrived

Monarch butterfly season has finally arrived

Two years of hard work yields release of nearly 50 monarch butterflies
Column: Parenting is for the birds — especially Bigfoot and Partner

Column: Parenting is for the birds — especially Bigfoot and Partner

Fielding Park trumpeter swans hatch new addition to their family
<b>Column:</b> More than you ever wanted to know about tent caterpillars

Column: More than you ever wanted to know about tent caterpillars

Yes, they’re a nuisance in peak years but the critters are also a fascinating denizen of our northern forest, says The Birdman
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