Sunday, January 20, 2008


Temperatures have dipped a little, -16 this morning, and feeder activity has increased accordingly. I also took a short late afternoon sortie around the lanes, two Snowy Owls, one female at the start of Ste-Julie and another immature type on Ste-Marie. Other birders had seen the male I had earlier in the week so still three around.

Back in the garden after a week's absence. and below, very distant snowy but some idea of how close to St-Clet you can find them.

You need to click on this to make it work, just a few comments on how to identify Hoary Redpolls of the form exilipes, identifying the race hornemanni is not that difficult, what with them being the size of a Mallard and all that.

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