Monthly Archives: April 2016

Stephane’s blog for April 29

A week to remember and celebrate! There has been no more snow since April 25th, but the weather has stayed cold, with a frequent North wind. Nothing to entice bird migration and, indeed, it has been quiet since the last

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Stephane’s blog for April 25

“Une hirondelle ne fait pas le printemps”, say the French (“It takes more than a swallow to declare it is Spring!”) Along with longer days and warmer weather, the excitement of Spring for a birdwatcher is to once again see

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Stephane’s blog for April 20, 2016

Spring banding started with a boom!   The nets were up and we were ready on that first dawn of Spring migration monitoring! It was a clear, windless, cool morning on April 15th, when at 6:15am, we opened our nets

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Stephane’s Blog for April 12

Spring migration monitoring is about to begin!   Once again, another spring season at the Cabot Head Research Station is soon to unfold. It will be the 15th year that the Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory has been monitoring migrant birds

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