June 2022 meeting sightings

Linda Sewell and Pete MacEwen noted these plants as they walked the Macnamara Trail on May 7, 2022. Above, from left, Bloodroot, Wild Ginger; bottom: Red Trillium

They also saw a Trout Lily with red stamens.

Stephen Duff saw this Eastern Giant Swallowtail on MacHardy Road on May 28, 2022

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May 2022 meeting sightings

Ann Lambert had an exciting sighting at MacLarens Landing: a Boreal Chickadee that visited from April 18 to April 20.

Boreal Chickadee

A Yellow-rumped Warbler visited the feeder several times on April 19; several White-throated Sparrows arrived on April 23 and a Brown Thrasher on April 27.

Yellow-rumped Warbler White-throated Continue reading

Early March 2022 Sightings

We kept our March sightings short to allow sufficient time for our AGM followed by a special Algonquin Park presentation by Michael Runtz.

Yes, you’re seeing birds on a brick wall! Agnes Keough wondered if the American Goldfinches on the Hughes’ home in Arnprior were looking for grit and Michael Continue reading

February 2022 Meeting Sightings

Maureen Carrier reported seeing a Peregrine Falcon in Arnprior; Michael noted that the bird, recorded in the Pakenham-Arnprior CBC, was still around yesterday, February 1.

The Romeskis watched a bird of prey swooping down on, but just missing, a woodpecker. Its size and colour was discussed, with Michael distinguishing between Continue reading