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Category Archives: Owls
One sign of Spring in the Edmonton, Alberta, area every year is the annual Snow Goose Chase, organized by the Edmonton Nature Club. This year, on the morning of April 26th, eight buses filled with inner-city and new immigrant families, … Continue reading
Late last year I was contacted by some folks who would be visiting the Calgary area in early March in search, primarily, of Snowy Owls. As my third ever outing as a professional guide, I went all out on researching … Continue reading
With only 28 days until the first day of Spring, and given the record snowfall and deep, bitter cold that has gripped us here in Alberta this year, I don’t think it’s really that premature of me to wish our … Continue reading
Back in early August, I was invited by Gus Yaki to go on a little excursion around south-eastern Alberta. Our ultimate goal was to join a Nature Calgary trip to the area around Manyberries in search of Alberta’s only lizard … Continue reading
In late June I took a drive northwest of Calgary to see a pair of Sandhill Cranes that were reportedly nesting along the shore of a large pond (or small lake, if you prefer). I’d never really visited this particular … Continue reading
Calgary photographer Rob English takes outstanding bird photos, and has been kind enough to allow us to showcase them on Bird Canada.
Vancouver’s Stanley Park is one of Canada’s important urban parks, not only because of its large size, but also because of the richness of the ecosystems it shelters. More specifically, it features an important, year-long bird population, particularly during the … Continue reading
I’m currently reading Kenn Kaufman’s Flights Against the Sunset – his wonderful memoir about attempting to recount his birding adventures to his dying mother. Most of the essays initially appeared in Birdwatching Digest, and Kaufman’s writing sparkles with humor, liveliness, … Continue reading
Everyone loves owls. Their big eyes, large size, and charismatic facial expressions can make even a non-birder sit up and take notice, and many birders have had their start with some incredible experience or other either chasing, discovering, or simply … Continue reading