While hiking at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Melissa Northey saw about twenty beautiful and hungry Cedar Waxwings enjoying some berries.
I received word from a friend that a Painted Bunting had been seen in Oakville. I had to track it down, being that such a bird is unusual to these parts of Canada. Submitted by David Barnes.
While hiking at the Royal Botanical Gardens, patience paid off and we finally got this chickadee to get up close and personal. Submitted by Cheryl Ireson of Hamilton.
We went out looking for Snowy Owls and, with the help of Twitter and Hamilton Birding, we found this guy sitting out by Lakeport Drive. Submitted by Eric Brink.
“A repair, winter reinforcement, or the start of a new 3 month building project?”, writes Grant Gallant. “Either way it is great to see this juvenile Bald Eagle has decided to continue its residency within the Royal Botanical Gardens area”.
“My husband, Bob Harrington, took this photo of some Trumpet Swans and Mallard Ducks swimming in a small pond along the North Service Road just blocks from our home in Burlington. Submitted by Diane Harrington.
“It is surprising how many birds remain here and do not migrate south”, writes Joseph Hollick. “On a short walk in the Hendrie Valley behind the RBG, I spotted several different small birds in the forest including this Nuthatch”.
This beautiful hawk was enjoying a free skate in my backyard in Stoney Creek. Submitted by Marianne Hobson.
Maybe they will not see me! Having walked through Windermere Basin, Ted Lazich was able to capture a nice picture of this beautiful Long-eard Owl.
I was in Niagara Falls recently and happened to catch this bird posing in front of the rainbow. Submitted by Eleni G. Hapidou.