Thursday, April 28, 2011

West of the Barn

West of the Barn
Originally uploaded by Ontario Wanderer

and in the morning
robin song
spring peeper peeps
woodcock buzzes
and then
toad trill
for the first time
this rainy spring season

Monday, April 25, 2011

Tree Swallows

The tree swallows are back & inspecting the bird houses. I just cleaned the houses this morning.

Sent from my iPhone

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Often Overlooked

Often Overlooked
Originally uploaded by Ontario Wanderer

The Blue Cohosh is just beginning to bloom. This is from last Friday.

Correction: This is Caulophyllum giganteum or Giant Blue Cohosh. (Thanks to Mike Whittemore for the ID.)

Friday, April 22, 2011

An early "Early Meadow-rue"

An early "Early Meadow-rue"
Originally uploaded by Ontario Wanderer

In spite of snow this morning, I still think spring will come someday.

Friday, April 15, 2011


Enjoying some colour at last.

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Another New Migrant

Picture of new bird for the season seen this morning.

Sunday, April 03, 2011


I used iBird to double check the id of the first towee that I have seen this season. Its song was not quite right. Maybe it's just learning?

Saturday, April 02, 2011

My New Book

I made this book to go with the photo show that starts today in the Giants Rib Discovery Centre display area at the Dundas Valley Trail Centre.