All Blog Posts Tagged 'River' (3)

DEAD MEAT!

"I see a carcass down by the spring.  I will check it out while you stand guard by the river."

"OK I will be on that…

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

Is a Robin a Sign of Spring?

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 February 11th, 2015, a lady from Petit-Rocher called regarding a "spectacular" bird hanging around her garage door.  When I asked her to describe the bird, she indicated that it was the size or a little bigger than a robin with an…

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

HARLEQUIN DUCKS AT INDIAN FALLS, NEPISIGUIT RIVER, NEW BRUNSWICK

HARLEQUIN DUCKS AT INDIAN FALLS, NEPISIGUIT RIVER, NEW BRUNSWICK

By Rod O’Connell

 

The First "Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Maritime Provinces" notes that "Harlequin Ducks frequent rocky shores in winter, but usually breed by rapid, rocky rivers inland from the coast. They have never been known to breed in the Maritimes, although small numbers winter here regularly. During the Atlas, records were obtained in suitable…

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Added by Rod O'Connell on May 8, 2014 at 10:54am — 20 Comments

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