My feeder hasn't seen too much action lately. The typical chickadees, White-breasted Nuthatch, American Goldfinch...the Juncos don't seem to be around as much lately, although they did make an appearance today! The newest member to my feeder has been a Chipmunk! Last time I saw the little guy was probably back in November, so it was a nice sign of spring to set my eyes on the little critter! Not to mention they can't climb and tip over my feeder!
Last weekend I made a quick weekend trip to Sudbury to visit the boyfriend. I generally bird all along the 400/69 highway up there and try to make a little outing. On the way there I noticed quite a few bufflehead on any sort of open water that they could find, but not much else was around to look at! I made a quick stop at French River Provincial Park and walked along the bridge to see what was around. I was really surprised at how much ice was everywhere and the fact that the only bird I actually saw were Black-capped Chickadees.
There was also a beautiful sun halo that I noticed while on my drive. I was lucky enough to have been able to pull over and take a photo of it before it disappeared. I had never really seen a sun halo like this before, so it was pretty neat!
Once back in Peterborough it looked a lot more like spring. There was a bit of grass showing and definitely more birds out and about. I even saw my 50th species of the year....a Song Sparrow!!
Hoping that it starts to warm up even more and that everyone is having a great start to spring!