bird photography

April 5, 2021 – Pickering, Ontario

Song sparrow overtop of a river in Pickering.
Song sparrow checking me out.
An American robin in the meadow.

March 14, 2021 – Baysville, Ontario

Hairy Woodpecker on a tree.
Hairy Woodpecker on a tree.
Chickadee enjoying some bird seed.

December 9, 2020 – Scarborough, Ontario

Flock at dusk.

October 25, 2020 – Uxbridge, Ontario

A group of starlings.

October 2, 2020 – Ajax, Ontario

Vulture? Or hawk? Help me identify!

October 20, 2020 – Whitby, Ontario

Blue Jay.
Chickadee.
Turkey.
Nuthatch.
Red winged blackbird.
Can you help me identify this sweet bird?
Canada Goose.

Heber Down Conservation Area in Whitby

Heber Down Conservation Area is located in Whitby, and is owned by Central Lake Ontario Conservation. The area features 687 acres and three trail loops altogether over 5 kilometres. In exploring, you will come across forest, meadow, and wetlands. Devil’s Den Trail We started our journey from the main parking lot off Lyndebrook Road. There […]

Hiking at Greenwood Conservation and Brock Lands

Greenwood Conservation and Brock Lands are located on the northwest border of where Ajax meets Pickering. The area covers over 1660+ acres of land, and offers 35+ km trails. The terrain is a mix of meadows, forested areas, and rivers. There are a few different entrances featuring parking, including on Church Street, and Concession Road […]

Sunny Day at Wilder Forest in Uxbridge

The first time in visiting Wilder Forest was so enjoyable, we took the time to visit again (see our first visit to Wilder Forest here). Wilder Forest is just under an hour drive from Toronto, to the north-east. Being the first sunny and warm day of March, we wanted to revisit the forest! The terrain […]

Altona Forest and Lacey’s Pond

Nestled in the suburb of Altona in Pickering, Altona Forest is a special reserve of 102 acres of beautiful forest. Owned and managed by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Altona Forest features 4.24 kilometres of trail made available to the public. When the Altona suburb was developing in the 1980’s, there were efforts to […]

Wilder Forest At Sunset

The Wilder Forest and Wildlife Preserve is a newer addition to the Durham trail system. The acreage for the public trail system was donated by the Wilder family in 2007. The terrain is hilly, with the trail weaving over and around hills. We visited in the winter with snow blanketing the ground, but the hills […]

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