Tag: Don and Elaine Cassidy

COOTS AND CAMERAS Fall migrations have started. In fact by mid-August some of our Lakeland songbirds, the warblers, have already flown the coop and are heading south to their other home.   On dugouts and sloughs, non-descript ducks are gathering. In bullrush stands, masses of red-winged and yellow-headed blackbirds, with the odd starling mixed in, […]

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Coots and Cameras Living in the Lakeland provides one with the opportunity to explore and seek out the nearly two dozen different species of warblers that migrate northward in late May and early June. It’s not uncommon for birders from different parts of Alberta to join in that migration and spend up to a week […]

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Coots and Cameras with Don and Elaine Cassidy A sure sign of spring in Alberta is the migration of the wide variety of hawks from their winter residences, flying north to create the next generation. My fondest memories of this late April migration were seeing the raptors perched seemingly on every fence post along the […]

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