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Trying to identiy a bird

Started by beth maillet in BIRDING Q AND A. Last reply by Andrew Olive 2 hours ago. 11 Replies

I saw a fairly large brown/tan bird with a black bill (straight) with a black square on his/her chest.  This bird was larger than a robin but over the years of watching the local birds, I have never seen this type of bird...Can anyone give me an…Continue

Hairy Woodpeckers

Started by Elizabeth Kerwin-Smith in BIRDING Q AND A. Last reply by Joanne Savage 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

Is it unusual for a  male adult hairy woodpecker to feed an adult female? We have been watching a pair for several days.He picks up a seed and takes it to her on the branch above the feeder. If he slows down with the process she becomes very…Continue

My Tree Swallows

Started by Barbara Dougherty in BIRDING Q AND A. Last reply by Barbara Dougherty 10 hours ago. 3 Replies

I have a tragic story, I have been watching a pair of tree swallows, build a nest in a nest box, with the male bird watching over the female from a distance while she prepared the nest.They mated and I saw that too, she laid her eggs, and it had…Continue

Urubu noir ( Black Vulture )

Started by Roger Dumaresq in Rare Birds Oiseaux Rares. Last reply by Nancy Mullin yesterday. 2 Replies

Ce matin, suite à un appel de Jolande St-Pierre, je suis allé à Saint-Irénée avec Frank Branch.  Nous avons eu la chance d'y voir 2 URUBUS NOIRS perchés dans un arbre dans la cour d'une ferme laitière.Deux photos  prises  par Frank Branch sont…Continue

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    What's done is done, but...

    Posted by Julie Stevens on June 3, 2015 at 8:36am 6 Comments



    My sister-in-law and her husband just cleared a huge patch of tall bushes and brush at the back of their property this week. Had I known they had plans to do it so soon, I would have thrust in my two cents and said "But wait! it's nesting…

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    black-chinned hummingbird

    Posted by Ray Kendall on May 16, 2015 at 6:45pm 6 Comments

    First time on this site or any other for that matter, but I thought everyone would like to know that we have a Black-chinned Hummingbird at our feeder today. It is too fast for a picture but we recognised it with field glasses. We live just…

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    Posted by Rod O'Connell on May 3, 2015 at 8:12pm 5 Comments

    Is a Robin a Sign of Spring?

    Posted by Rod O'Connell on February 15, 2015 at 11:13pm 5 Comments

    The past weeks have been very cold wintery days.  In the Bathurst area, the temperature has plummeted to -39°C, and this is not counting the wind-chill factor.  The last thing that you would expect to see is an American Robin in your yard.  On…

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