Notes from the Wild
Calvin the SalamanderMay 4, 2021 |
Calvin is a rare piebald version of a spotted salamander.
Life RenewedApr 12, 2021 |
There is much to quicken the pulse at this time of year. So much to see, hear and appreciate.
Winter DucksMar 1, 2021 |
For sheer visual pleasure it’s hard to beat the splendour of ducks on a sunny winter’s day.
MudpuppiesFeb 9, 2021 |
I was invited to search for mudpuppies in a Wellington County stream last December.
Winter Bird WatchingJan 12, 2021 |
This is a special winter for bird watching in the hills.
Brook TroutDec 1, 2020 |
There is no guarantee that brook trout will continue to thrive in Caledon, Erin and Dufferin in the years to come.
Tree CricketsNov 3, 2020 |
Singing tree crickets are beautiful. They raise diaphanous wings like miniature sails and vibrate them as they trill their songs.
Hopping and Walkin’ in the RainOct 15, 2020 |
This is the time of year to get out after dark and explore… especially as the rain falls.
Singing InsectsSep 8, 2020 |
You likely won’t see many of these without a little dedicated searching.
Beetle ManiaAug 4, 2020 |
Four beetles among hundreds of thousands, each with a unique story to tell.
Promethea MothsJul 6, 2020 |
While most moths release their pheromones after dusk, promethea moth females are an exception.
Red FoxesJun 16, 2020 |
The Georgetown fox family is lucky to be living in an older section of town where yards are spacious and tree filled.