Dunlin on the move It is late May on the shores of eastern Lake Ontario and with a synchronized flash of wings, a flock of Dunlin alight at Charwell Point in picturesque Prince Edward County. Long distance migrants, these sandpipers are heading from their wintering grounds in the southern U.S. and Mexico to nest on […]
VITAL SIGNS Common name: Black-crowned Night-Heron, Bihoreau gris (French) Latin name: Nycticorax nycitcorax Range: Year-round resident in South America and the Caribbean, wintering in Mexico, breeding range mainly in the United States, South-western Ontario and parts of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta Lifespan: Around 20 years, oldest female was 21 years 5 months Size: 58-66 cm […]
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VITAL SIGNS Common name: Swainson’s Thrush Latin name: Catharus ustulatus Range: Breeding grounds span the Southern half of Canada and migrate throughout the United States. Lifespan: 2-10 years Size: Length ranges from 16-19 cm, and wingspan ranges from 29-31 cm. Population estimate: Estimated population of over 50,000,000 breeding individuals in Canada1. THE FACTS The Swainson’s […]
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