Indigo, Ospreys reunite, Gabby and the suitor

5 December 2022 Good Morning from the West Indies! Today was ‘outing day’. I did not take my camera with me thinking I would not see any birds. Now, how silly was that? Thankfully the phone did catch a few. The images are really cropped and blown up so not in sharp focus but, IContinue reading “Indigo, Ospreys reunite, Gabby and the suitor”

Egrets, Herons, Mangroves and more in Bird World

4 December 2022 Good Morning Everyone, I hope that this finds you well wherever you are. The plan was for today, Saturday in Grenada, to be a full day of birding. Up at 0400 and off for the drive north getting there right before sunrise at 0600. If it rained, we would not go. SoContinue reading “Egrets, Herons, Mangroves and more in Bird World”

Harriet and M15 have second egg, Tropical Birds and more…

3 December 2022 Oh, I continue to marvel at the flowers, the beautiful sky and the green grass — and the birds on this small island! There are Hibiscus of every colour. It is a gorgeous view. This is a far cry from the wind chills of -30 in Manitoba! The Tropic Mockingbird was eatingContinue reading “Harriet and M15 have second egg, Tropical Birds and more…”

Tropical Mockingbird, Rita’s update and more…in Bird World

2 December 2022 Good morning everyone from the beautiful Caribbean island of Grenada. It is 29 degrees C – a real shock from the snow, ice, and blowing winds of Canada! It has rained – it is the wet season – and all of the trees, the grass, and the flowers are bright and beautiful.Continue reading “Tropical Mockingbird, Rita’s update and more…in Bird World”

Rita is standing up! Zoe screams for fish, Anna laid an egg…and other news in Bird World

1 December 2022 I can see the lights from the Toronto airport. It was snowing and blowing in Winnipeg and now raining here. Strange to see everything ‘brown’ instead of ‘white’. It is quite ‘strange’ being in an airport! One word of advice: if you can travel with a small carry on, do so. ItContinue reading “Rita is standing up! Zoe screams for fish, Anna laid an egg…and other news in Bird World”

Harriet lays her first egg of the season! and more news in Bird World

30 November 2022 Good Morning Everyone, I want to thank everyone who sent an e-mail or who made a comment about the loss of Orange’s dear darling Rubus. It was extremely difficult for everyone not least of all those wonderful people at Orange. We all loved the feisty little eyas. What joy he brought! ItContinue reading “Harriet lays her first egg of the season! and more news in Bird World”

Darling Rubus is dead…and other news in Bird World

Hello Everyone, What a very sad morning it is. It was 2100 Monday evening on the Canadian Prairies when I started this blog and the world looked so much better with the idea that our little lad could be flying around with his older brother, Indigo Now that hope has shattered. This morning I knowContinue reading “Darling Rubus is dead…and other news in Bird World”

Alden missing, Samson missing, Rita injured…Monday in Bird World

28 November 2022 Good Morning Everyone, I am earlier than I thought I would be today because there is more breaking news. We will start off with the kittens because they, so far, are a good thing to wake up to – no injuries, just boundless energy and cuddles. Missy and Lewis hope that everyoneContinue reading “Alden missing, Samson missing, Rita injured…Monday in Bird World”

Samson is missing…Flight of the Osprey and more…

27 November 2022 Good Evening Everyone, Instead of sending out my blog first thing in the morning, it will be tomorrow evening. This blog will be short but it is packed with three news items near and dear to all of us. Samson of the Northeast Florida Bald Eagle nest is missing. Indeed, that newsContinue reading “Samson is missing…Flight of the Osprey and more…”

Did Rubus fly to the tower? an osprey eating a fish in Central Park? and other news in Bird World

27 November 2022 Good Morning Everyone, Well, we have all worried about Rubus and it seems that there might be some good news coming. I sure hope so! There is, currently, a lot of confusion about whether or not Rubus was flying around the tower with Xavier and Diamond yesterday. We wait for positive confirmationContinue reading “Did Rubus fly to the tower? an osprey eating a fish in Central Park? and other news in Bird World”