Local Birder Wins Bird Quiz

Announcing Harriet MacMillan, North Lochaber is the winner of the Lochaber Strawberry Festival bird quiz, winning a bird feeder and a bag of black oil seed kindly donated by Shur-Gain Feeds ‘N Needs, Antigonish. Harriet successfully identified all of the quiz...

Something One Doesn’t See Every Day (By David Brown)

There’s certainly something to be said for walking, especially early in the morning.  This morning, when I was out for my daily walk, I noticed this little dark, almost black, head with beady eyes poking out through the grass along the edge of the road.  It was...

A Great Birding Website

The other day David Brown guided me to a new website WWW.Allaboutbirds.org .  The site includes bird guides, bird feeder cams, bird songs and calls, and a section on birding basics to get started.  Of course there is advertising but the amount of entertainment for...

Summer Yoga Sessions at Sylvan Hall

Debra Archibald has very kindly offered to put on more of her popular yoga sessions at Sylvan Hall again this summer. All forms of Yoga can be described as yin or yang depending on which tissues of the body they target. Yoga poses that focus on exercising muscle and...

Mothers Unite by Brian Gillis

 Hi.  just an update, the baby killdeer have all hatched and are running around with mom.  All 4 hatched last weekend sometime.  Looks like Evelyn and Theresa are now grandmothers to 4 healthy baby killdeer.      Mothers Unite                       The other day, a...

When You Least Expect It

One of the most fulfilling things about birding is that where ever you go, be it the mall, a trip, or the back yard your  birding interest never leaves you. Every time I go to the Superstore I listen for the Killdeers in the ditch out front. On a past trip to MGM at...