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Interview with Young Albertan Birder Ethan

Posted by Charlotte Wasylik, aka Prairie Birder: For my post this month, I’m interviewing another young birder, Ethan from Alberta. I briefly met Ethan and his dad last year at the Edmonton Nature Club’s Tofield Snow Goose Chase, but unfortunately we didn’t have much … Continue reading

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Woodpeckers Galore!

For some reason, I associate autumn with woodpeckers. So, since the season is upon us, I thought I’d share photos of a few of the WPs that visit us on Gabriola Island. Right now, a family of flickers is keeping … Continue reading

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Caution: Birder on Board

As my first contribution to this blog, I think a good place to start is to tell you a bit about where I bird…the Ottawa Valley, and anywhere else I happen to be. Why I bird…it’s become a way of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wings: Yard Royalty

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Pileated Woodpecker Video

At a height of around 17 inches, pileated woodpeckers are the largest woodpeckers in North America (unless someone finds a live Ivory-billed). They are found in dense mature forests throughout Canada, and in the eastern half of the USA. Rarely … Continue reading

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