Notes from the Wild
Bird feeding has been largely responsible for the expansion of cardinals and mourning doves into Ontario.
House sparrows may now be the most abundant and widespread bird on Earth, occupying every continent except Antarctica.
Beech trees are being destroyed at heartbreaking speed by an introduced pathogen called beech bark disease.
Where brook trout flourish, expect other exquisite wild things.
Look for Osprey near Island Lake, Orangeville.
Io moth cats sport a bristling armament of stinging hairs.
The monarchs’ table was set, but alas, they wouldn’t come to dinner.
Something strange is going on, and the phenomenon is not confined to the Headwaters.