Monthly Archives: September 2018

Windstorms!

The defining characteristic of the last week has been the very unsettled weather. The Fall Equinox, September 21, was marked by an intense windstorm. Very strong winds from the South, at first, later shifting to West and increasing, blew all

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Fall is in the air…

This morning, September 19, the North wind blew across a deep blue sky, empty of clouds. There was a chill in the air, hinting of what is to come. Many skeins of Canada Geese were traversing the horizons en route

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Migration update

In the first ten days of September, warblers have continued to move through on their way to their wintering grounds. Diversity has been high, notably on September 2, when 11 warbler species were detected. There was certainly a good movement

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Saying goodbye to the wood warblers!

Inexorably, the days are getting shorter, the nights cooler, the sky emptier. Little by little, we are saying goodbye to the forest gems who enliven our woods with their songs and brilliant plumage. Migration of the wood warblers is now

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