Spring means baby birds!

Spring means baby birds!

Hello again and welcome back to the blog. Have you made any interesting observations aboutthe birds in your backyard? I have been spending lots of time looking out my windows and alsotaking walks through my local conservation areas. I have been noticing that many...

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

Hi everyone! It’s time for another blog. Have you been noticing any new bird behaviours sincespring has arrived? The birds in my backyard have become much louder and I see them in pairsmuch more frequently. Sometimes I can hear the birds arguing out in the cedar...

Ecology

Ecology

Hello and welcome back to the blog!Did you enjoy learning all about the birds at Roath Park in Wales? I sure did, and I’m excited tolearn more about backyard birds around the world! I thought that the relationships betweenthe migratory birds, the island, and the...

Greylag Goose

Greylag Goose

Hello everyone and welcome back to the blog! Have you seen a robin yet? Did you send a picture of it to a loved one? Over the past couple weeks, I saw a robin hopping on a front lawn and my mom shared that she had seen one too! Spring is on its way. And since we have...

Spring is Here

Spring is Here

Hi everyone! Welcome back. I hope you are enjoying the slightly longer days and the subtle hints of spring’s awakening. The late winter sunshine has been encouraging the birds to sing as I have been noticing many news songs in the air. There have been a lot of...

Great Backyard Bird Count

Great Backyard Bird Count

Hi everyone! Hope you are staying warm after some wild winter weather this week. Did you have fun participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count? I sure did and today I’m going to share my experience as a citizen scientist counting birds in this incredible world-wide...

Long-tailed Ducks

Long-tailed Ducks

Hi everyone! I’m back on the blog with some new bird adventures. I also want to tell you about another opportunity to practice your citizen science. There is another bird count happening this month. The Great Backyard Bird Count is from February 12-15th. It is the...

Dark-eyed Junco

Dark-eyed Junco

Hello! Welcome back to the blog! I hope you have been having lots of fun exploring yourbackyard, walking some local trails and keeping an eye out for the birds around us as we makeour way through the winter months. Maybe you put up a suet feeder or have been trying...

Raptors

Raptors

Hi everyone! Happy New Year! I’m so glad to be back on the blog to share more of my adventures in backyard birdwatching. This holiday season has been a little strange. With people spending more time at home and taking important safety precautions, I’ve found myself...

Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinal

Hello everyone and a big welcome back to the blog! The Christmas Bird Count is still happening until January 5, 2021, and although it looks a little different this year, it’s a great opportunity for us citizen scientists to practice our observation and documentation...

Citizen Scientists

Citizen Scientists

This week on the blog I want to talk more about what we can do with the information wecollect about the world around us. We have been spending lots of time watching birds in ourbackyard and making observations about their behaviours, appearances and habitats....

Finding Bird Nests

Finding Bird Nests

Hello everyone and welcome back! I hope you’ve been filling your feeders and spending sometime at the window watching birds in this chilly weather.I have been out walking on the trails this week and I’ve noticed something really cool! Now thatall of the trees have...

First Snowfall

First Snowfall

Hi everyone! Welcome back to the blog where I’ve been documenting my experiences watchingbirds in my backyard. This week brought lots of snowy weather and cold days. The winterwonderland has made bird watching even more fascinating as I begin to observe the birds...

Bird Migration

Bird Migration

 Hello everyone and welcome back to the blog. The weather is changing, and we had our firstbig snowfall this week. I had a new visitor to my feeder and enjoyed watching the birds exploremy homemade feeder from last week. Over the past couple weeks I have been thinking...

Urban Backyard Birding

Urban Backyard Birding

Hi everyone! Welcome back! It has been a busy and exciting week for me because I travelled tothe city to see the birds in my brother’s backyard! I also started to experiment with differentways to attract birds using homemade bird feeders. I’ve been looking forward to...

Visitors to my feeder

Visitors to my feeder

Hello! Welcome back to the blog. Last week we started a bird journal so that we could collect our observations of birds in our backyard. I added a new bird to my journal this week. One that I saw at the feeder but couldn’t find...

Birds in my backyard

Birds in my backyard

Hello! Welcome to my bird blog! Do you like birds? I hope you do, because this is where I will share all of my bird adventures with you. Birds are so neat! They come in so many different colours, they have so many different names, and their songs are so fun to listen...