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Green Metallic Bees In My Toronto Flower Garden

Green Metallic Bees In My Toronto Flower Garden

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A Green Metallic Bee Drinks Nectar In My Toronto Backyard

One gloriously sunny morning this past week, I was taking my time in the garden with teacup in hand.  That was soon replaced by my camera when I spotted some interesting insects on the False Sunflowers (Heliopsis helianthoides “Ballerina”).  One such bug that I had never noticed before was this Virescent Green Metallic Bee (Agapostemon…

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Posted 1 week ago

Cow Moose and Calf in Algonquin Provincial Park

A moose cow and her calf take time out for a morning drink in Algonquin Park.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Trumpeter Swans with new Cygnets at Milliken Park in Scarborough, Ontario. On July 14, 2014

How exciting to find that the Trumpeter Swans at Milliken Park, in Scarborough, Ontario, now have two recently-hatched cygnets. A first for these adult swans.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Bank Swallows Building Nests In The Scarborough Bluffs

We recently sighted these Bank Swallows building their nests just below the rim of the Scarborough Bluffs in Toronto, Ontario.

Posted 1 month ago

Tennessee Warbler In My Toronto Backyard

Sighted this Tennessee Warbler in our Toronto backyard this past spring.

Posted 1 month ago

Video of Cliff Swallows building and working on their nests at the Harris Water Treatment Plant on the shores of Lake Ontario, in Toronto, Ontario. If interested photo essay at

Posted 2 months ago
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Rose-breasted Grosbeak Male In Our Toronto Backyard

I was over the moon one day recently when I looked out the kitchen window and saw a Rose-breasted Grosbeck hanging off my suet feeder, here in Toronto.

Posted 2 months ago

Blackburnian Warbler Sighting In Toronto Garden

Recently sighted this Blackburnian Warbler in Toronto, Ontario.

Posted 3 months ago

Kylemore Abbey in Connemara, Ireland

Kylemore Abbey is a Benedictine monastery on the grounds of Kylemore Castle in Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland. As we discovered its surrounded by gardens and woodlands on the shore of Pollacapall Lough.