Entrance sign to the famous Owl Woods.
Robins may remain in southern ontario throughout the winter, but why not be optomistic and take it as a sign of spring!
Be warned, the chickadees are extremely friendly and will perch on your head or camera lens...long after you have run out of seed.
this male downy woodpecker was busy searching for food beside us while we were watching a red-tailed hawk hunt and feed.
White-breasted nuthatches were plentiful...and always a joy to watch and listen to.
Hoary Redpoll. Notice the very pale body and lack of streaking.
Common and Hoary Redpoll.
Snow Buntings....that magically appear and remain exactly 60 feet away at all times whether viewed by car or by foot.
Time to take the ferry back, and start our trip home.
A distant snowy owl on a farmer's field.
American Tree Sparrow
Pine Grosbeak (Female)
Sheep in a farmer's field (+1 suspected European Starling resting on the sheep)
Vole - the island's star attraction...at least as far as Owl's are concerned.
Rough-legged Hawk catches lunch.