The WINTER 2010 edition of the Headwaters Sketchbook: Matching Birds to Food.
Headwaters Sketchbook — A rainy day in October, a good day to open treasure boxes and dream of summers past or plan a winter holiday on tropical beaches.
Headwaters Sketchbook — Cicadas buzz-saw through the silence of a sweltering August mid-afternoon.
On the way to our one-room primary school, we often picked the first spring flowers to present to our teacher.
Location: Mono Cliffs Provincial Park Date: January 9 Time: 10am Weather: Calm and snowy, -2 C It begins: Huge snowflakes spiral down through still air, forming another clean page on which to write, in paw print or feather mark, the record of wildlife activity. Click on the image below to view Linda McLaren’s HEADWATERS SKETCHBOOK…
Brown and furry, caterpillar in a hurry!
Waterlilies and dragonflies on a summer morning at Terra Cotta Conservation Area.
And with spring come the ducks!
A mink can swim 30 meters underwater, dive to five meters, curl up with a clear conscience to sleep in a muskrat den after having murdered all the occupants.
Tiny cones hang down at branch tips, over winter they will open and release seed.
Grasses have flowers just like roses or daisies.
Eastern Meadowlarks decline 24% in 20 years.
In the spring breeding season hares indulge in boxing matches.
Red-winged blackbirds can read cattails as easily as a teen can spot the Golden arches!