Monthly Archives: September 2017

Heat wave!

It has been a sweltering week, with record-breaking temperatures and strong South winds. It was quite unbelievable, to be honest: a swim in Wingfield Basin was in order most days to cool off, as if it were mid-August. And, as

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It is Fall! Is it confusing?!

On September 22 this year, we will celebrate the Fall Equinox. It is the day when the sun crosses the celestial equator from North to South and the length of day and night is nearly equal. It typically marks the

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A burst of warblers!

Even if Summer temperatures have once again installed themselves over the Bruce Peninsula, birds are saying otherwise, continuing their slow exodus to warmer climes. In the last week, we were able to open nets every day, with only one day,

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Belted Kingfisher!

Here’s the kingfisher captured a few days ago: nice hairdo!

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New arrivals from the Boreal and beyond…

Imperceptibly, but inexorably, the season is slipping into Fall, with a slow change in leaf colour in the poison ivy and some shrubs, with a cooling of the night, and, with the arrival of new birds coming across Georgian Bay,

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The many moods of Cabot Head

Back by popular demand! This is our every day view from the station, ever changing, ever different… Whispers of fog: Rolling clouds: Storm brewing: Approaching darkness: The golden dawn:  

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