L4 is released!

9 September 2022 Big Red and Arthur’s fourth hatch of the 2022 season, L4, has been released back into the wild after being in care. Please go to Twitter to see this great event in video and to see the sibling L2 – who was believed to have migrated – join L4 again! They wereContinue reading “L4 is released!”

A new supporter for the Albatross? has Mrs G left for migration…early Friday in Bird World

9 September 2022 Thursday was truly a bit of an uneventful day mostly spent waiting on a parcel delivery that came much, much later than anticipated! It was a good time to just watch the garden to see what was happening. For Dyson fans, she is back to her normal self since having the babies.Continue reading “A new supporter for the Albatross? has Mrs G left for migration…early Friday in Bird World”

Updates on the Ls, Red Kite shot in Epping Forest and more news in Bird World

8 September 2022 Oh, good morning to you! I hope that your week has been a really good one. I see changes…in the colour of the vines growing up the hydro poles which are now turning a beautiful burgundy and the number of children going down the sidewalks in the morning and afternoon with theirContinue reading “Updates on the Ls, Red Kite shot in Epping Forest and more news in Bird World”

QT will get a name, photos of Victor and more in Bird World

7 September 2022 Good Morning Everyone. The first part of the week has flown by. I hope that you had a lovely long weekend (if you had a holiday) and that Tuesday was good. The Crows continue to alarm every time “THE cat” comes into the garden and, in particular, when the rabbit is visitingContinue reading “QT will get a name, photos of Victor and more in Bird World”

Flapping fish, pip dates and…more in Bird World for Tuesday

6 September 2022 The families are back at work and the children will be in school. There will be no more loud yelps when a grasshopper has been found and checked off the list of treasures in the ‘Nature Scavenger Hunt’ at the nature centre or toddlers trying to pull the tails of the ducks.Continue reading “Flapping fish, pip dates and…more in Bird World for Tuesday”

Her name is QT…and more news in Bird World early Monday morning

5 September 2022 Sunday afternoon really was a beautiful day. The temperature on the Canadian Prairies was in the low 20s with a light breeze and a bright blue sky. It was the perfect day to wind down summer. For many, Monday is a holiday and then everyone is back at school. The Ospreys areContinue reading “Her name is QT…and more news in Bird World early Monday morning”

Early Sunday in Bird World

4 September 2022 Oh, Good Morning Everyone. I hope this newsletter finds you well and happy. It is a beautiful holiday Monday on the Canadian prairies. The sun is shining bright but the temperature is not going above 24 C today – a great day to go out and continue checking on the ducks andContinue reading “Early Sunday in Bird World”

An inspiring wildlife photographer, Little Bit 17 and more…Bird World on Saturday

3 August 2022 There is not a lot happening in Bird World right now other than some of the last ospreys leaving their nests in the UK, the just perfect fledge of the QT Chick off Taiaroa Head in New Zealand yesterday, and perhaps a season’s goodbye from Iris and Louis at Hellgate Canyon. BirdsContinue reading “An inspiring wildlife photographer, Little Bit 17 and more…Bird World on Saturday”

QT flies and Louis and Iris together

2 September 2022 Hello Everyone, Two moments caught in time. One a fledge or was the chick carried out by the wind and storm early? and Iris and Louis together. Both left a real lump in my throat and little tears. Quarry Track chick had her wings spread wide. The rain made the mud aContinue reading “QT flies and Louis and Iris together”

Victor flies in the aviary…and other news on Friday

2 September 2022 Friday is going to be a much nicer day in terms of weather. It has been sweltering on the Canadian prairies. The high will be 21 and not 32! It is hard to imagine it being 32 degrees at the beginning of September in Winnipeg. The sun is bright and the skyContinue reading “Victor flies in the aviary…and other news on Friday”