Monthly Archives: October 2018

The end is nigh! The end of the migration season, that is!

We are now only a few days away from closing the nets, taking them down, and storing them for the winter. Another season is coming to an end. It is not just the Gregorian calendar telling it so, but the

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The boom and bust of migration!

Wind is still a major force in our lives here at Cabot Head: in the last six days (as of this writing on October 17), it has prevented banding for three days, and forced us to close nets two hours

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Windstorms! Again!

It was a black and stormy… well, week! Windstorms have pounded the Bruce Peninsula for several days over the last week, impeding migration and banding alike. From October 4 to 11, there were four days with winds too strong to

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Fall is here!

No doubt remains possible, there can be no more lingering thoughts of Summer, and no more daily dips in Wingfield Basin: Autumn has arrived and is now here to stay! A fire has been lit in the wood stove of

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