Tag Archives: sharp-shinned hawk

Of Polite Patrons, Bandits, Gleaners and Hunters

All through the year, our backyard is busy with birds and other little creatures.  This past month has been no different, with much of the activity centred around the feeders. The cardinals are regular visitors, the male so blazing red … Continue reading

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Siege at Spruce Meadows!

  When one thinks about the rolling foothills around Spruce Meadows just southwest of Calgary, Alberta, thoughts of tranquility, beautiful horses, aspen forests, and lovely sunsets usually come to mind.     We moved out to an acreage a few minutes … Continue reading

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