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High Flyer .... Phalacrocorax auritus ... as you've never seen before!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Grant May 31, 2015. 7 Replies

There were a pair and…Continue

IDed: Baltimore Oriole / Oriole de Baltimore (Icterus galbula)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Grant May 19, 2015. 15 Replies

Thanks in advance, folks! …Continue

Quiz: What bird am I?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joanne Savage Jul 20, 2014. 6 Replies

A parent soon came along to…Continue

 

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Derek Grant commented on Denis A. Doucet's group Butterflies of the Maritimes
"I was just reading where over three-quarters of the UK’s resident and migrant butterfly species have declined in number and occurrence over the last 40 years. The reasons are not known but it is thought that habitat loss, climate change, and…"
Dec 17, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Denis A. Doucet's discussion Glyphosate spraying of crown forests
"Regardless, of the root cause of this dismissal - the point has been made that Professional, Scientific Bean Spillers are not much appreciated/tolerated here.  They will be dealt with accordingly.  Surely if it turns out to be…"
Dec 7, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Denis A. Doucet's discussion Glyphosate spraying of crown forests
"Bad news for the songbirds & butterflies left in the province, she was fired this afternoon ....http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-br...d-nb-1.3354380"
Dec 7, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Denis A. Doucet's discussion Glyphosate spraying of crown forests
"Thanks for the map link, Andrew! What we still don't know/have is the additional % of private sector land (and associated liters of glyphosate) that is contracted out and sprayed by the larger forest companies each year.  I doubt…"
Dec 5, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Peter Nowlan's discussion Change n Ownership of Ning Platform
"That's a substantial increase by any means.  I don't see an 'About Us' link on this site or any Administrator bio, so am wondering, along the same lines, who owns this site and/or if it gets any government funding…"
Dec 5, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Denis A. Doucet's discussion Glyphosate spraying of crown forests
"I don't know the full answer to that, but I do know that some private woodlot owners will contract out the bigger fish and to manage their cutting and reforestation for them.  When this happens, glyphosate application is often a part of…"
Dec 4, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Denis A. Doucet's discussion Glyphosate spraying of crown forests
"Okay, thanks Tony - I just signed it, as I'm sure most members who truly enjoy our diverse flora/fauna will also do.  More for the birds & the bees than my family or myself, though.  Specifically, I need to know what the short…"
Dec 4, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Denis A. Doucet's discussion Glyphosate spraying of crown forests
"Thanks, Tony!  You've certainly covered all the bases here in attempting to obtain the most recent research and studies into the ramifications of applying this herbicide so broadly on our lands and waters.  Please…"
Dec 4, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Denis A. Doucet's discussion Glyphosate spraying of crown forests
"And now, lightsabres drawn, shots fired:  J.D. Irving, Limited Responds to Unprofessional CBC New Brunswick Story December 4, 2015 https://jdirving.com/BlogPage.aspx?id=2567&blogid=74"
Dec 4, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Denis A. Doucet's discussion Glyphosate spraying of crown forests
"Yes, that's what I am thinking. The provincial and federal government hire the best Drs, Scientists & Biologists in the country, but, at the end of the day, if they have the gag order in place on the more critical…"
Dec 2, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Denis A. Doucet's discussion Glyphosate spraying of crown forests
"Dr. Eilish Cleary studying glyphosate when put on leave: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/eilish-cleary-glyphosate-leave-1.3347020"
Dec 2, 2015
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Nov 17, 2015
Derek Grant replied to Jimmy Dee's discussion 2015 Autumn Meadowhawk Challenge!!! in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"Lots still flying today, Friday the 13th, in County Kings. Most likely a personal record for myself and for this species, but undoubtedly not the end of these odes for this year - by any means.  Both male & female:"
Nov 13, 2015
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Linyphia triangularis

"Mandy Howe over on Bugguide was saying that  'L. triangularis wasn't included on a 2010 checklist of the spiders of Canada and Alaska, so there must not have been any specimens in museums at the time'.  Quite possibly a…"
Nov 13, 2015
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Linyphia triangularis

European Sheetweb Spider
Nov 13, 2015
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At 9:31am on March 16, 2015, Rick Matthews said…
Derek, what are the white seeds you have with the black sunflower seeds.
Great Cardinal shot btw... Had a couple for the winter 2 years ago but they having been back.
thanks
Rick Matthews
At 11:37am on May 12, 2013, Janet L. MacMillan said…

Thanks for taking those great pictures of the Northern Flicker.  I spend a lot of time in the spring looking for nesting birds in my area of Moncton.  I participate in "Project Nest Watch".  You should do a nest card on these birds. 

At 6:04am on September 29, 2011, Denis A. Doucet said…

Welcome Derek,

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