04/13/2019 - 00:00

Submitted by Donald Davis on Thu, 04/25/2019 - 11:33
Red admiral
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Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 00:00
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Ward's and Algonquin Islands, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Location precision: estimated within a 1 km radius. [Report by Norman Murr] Good Morning, Yesterday Bob Tyler and I again birded Ward’s and Algonquin Islands and though bird numbers were down, especially waterfowl we did find enough birds to make us happy and following are some of them. Eared Grebe, 2 Trumpeter Swans, Wood Duck, 4 Canvasbacks, Red-breasted and Common Mergansers, Cooper’s Hawk, Bonaparte’s Gull, 2 Red-bellied Woodpeckers, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers, 15 Northern Flickers, 12 Eastern Phoebes, Tree and Barn Swallows, ....... We also watched 20+ emerging Garter Snakes together, some wrapped together and among them were 3 melanistic forms. 15+ Red Admiral Butterflies. A lot more birds to come.