This year there seems to be several bird species showing higher numbers than normal in the area, including Wood Ducks, Green Herons and Egrets, including this Egret at Cootes Paradise. Submitted by Ron Barrons.
Hiking the trails at the Spencer Gorge has never been so beautiful! Taken on a fall morning by Alexis Alyssa Leslie.
“The Scented Garden in Hendrie Park at the RBG served as a stopover for a huge number of Monarch Butterflies”, writes Barbara Philps. “It was truly a spectacular sight!”
A beautiful Autumn day at Red Hill Creek. Submitted by Michael Hunter.
Checking out one of many burled willow trees along the waterfront trail at Confederation Beach Park in Hamilton. Submitted by Marc Kirouac.
The butterfly and the bee decided to have a staring contest. Submitted by Melissa Kleinjan.
I spotted this Red Squirrel feeding in an Eastern Hemlock during a fall visit to the Royal Botanical Garden’s Rock Garden. Submitted by April Severin.
This is Buddy, our movie star! Submitted by Ivica Spehar.
Beautiful Wood Duck at the Royal Botanical Gardens Cherry Hill Gate. Submitted by Denise Turcotte.
I’m just a dog that loves nature’s beauty. Submitted by Janine Weaver