Sunday 7 October 2012

Back to the Prior

I'm in Arnprior (near Ottawa) with Mira for the weekend to visit her family.

The house happens to be right on the Ottawa river so I often find myself looking out over the water hoping for a Scoter or Red-throated Loon to fly-by. No such luck yet!

The beautiful fall colours keep things fun though:

Yesterday we checked out Constance Bay (recently known for the large numbers of Nelson's Sparrows).

Blue-winged Teals were hanging out with the Canada Geese - I love seeing these guys :)

And a few juvenile Black-bellied Plovers were acting uncharacteristically tame by walking out right in front of me:

Pretty cool to see them running around in all the leaves:

Happy Thanksgiving!