Yearly Archives: 2016

Stephane’s blog for May 6

The merry month of May   The last patches of snow on the ground have melted away, the buds are cracking open, about to burst forth fresh green leaves, and the resounding calls of the Whip-poor-will are echoing again along

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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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BPBO has Coffee that helps Birds!

by Noreen Steinacher BPBO members recent trip to Nicaragua – Seeing shade grown coffee and bird habitant preservation in action: In December 2015 a group of BPBO members and friends traveled to Nicaragua. Great trip, but I’ll get right to

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Stéphane Menu’s blog for March

Cabot Head in Winter I have spent many days in spring and fall at Cabot Head, enjoying this beautiful place with bird migration in full force, the renewal of spring, the slowdown of fall, the many moods of Georgian Bay.

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Fall 2015 Migration Monitoring Report

 Fall migration report complete with photos.

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