“I caught this guy out of the corner of my eye as I was walking down a path in Windermere Basin”, writes Dan Copeland. “It was a small Saw-Whet Owl, about the size of a can of pop”.
While at the Mountsberg Conservation Area pancake breakfast with our granddaughter, she was fascinated with the bald eagle at the centre. Submitted by Gordon Harris.
David Boyd was lucky to spot and photograph these two Screech Owls taking a nap.
“While travelling the back roads, I had the feeling I was being watched, writes Pat Wintemute. “I was thrilled to come across this beautiful short eared owl”.
“Just outside of Glanbrook, I noticed something in the snow”, writes William Almas. “I was surprised to see this hawk looking back!”
“One Horned Lark seems oblivious to the other two who are engaged in a dispute”, writes Kathy Ward. “This is our first time seeing these beautiful birds in rural St. Catharines”.
Susan Wikkerink was able to take this shot of the always beautiful and majestic Bald Eagle on the banks of the Grand River in Caledonia.
“We tied our Christmas tree to the deck and decorated it with treats for the birds”, writes Betsy McBurney. “Now my treat is being able to take pictures of birds like this woodpecker from the kitchen window!”
Open water in the Burlington Canal has become the refuge for ducks, geese and swans. Most notable are the long-tailed ducks which can be seen by the hundreds. Submitted by Richard Zazulak of Dundas.
After hearing from friends that the Snowy Owls were back, I set out and found this beauty. Submitted by David Barnes.