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17:35 hrs – beautiful day


The sky was clear and bright, temperature was right around freezing and there was little to no wind.  What a gorgeous afternoon.

I drove over Longwoods Conservation Area, parked the van near the entrance and walked the trails.  CROWS were evident, flying and calling in the park.  I imagine they will be thinking of nesting before long.  I saw a smattering of PURPLE FINCHES.  And with the recent report of Crossbills and Redpolls, I thought I might be lucky and chance upon these, but it wasn’t in the cards.  A BROWN CREEPER was nice to see as it made its way up a tree trunk.

And AMERICAN GOLDFINCH.

Near the visitor’s centre, there was a RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH.

And a WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH.

As I worked my way back home, I noticed that the maple syrup farmers are already at it.  Seems a little early to me, but then winter hasn’t really hit hard this year.

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