Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley

Northern Flicker

MVFN Nature Notebook sighting:

Northern Flicker at feeder, Old Perth Road during the Spring snow storm, April 6, 2016.

Sighting sent in April 6, 2016 by Beverley Hunter

NOTE: If anyone has a local photo of  Northern Flicker to share for this post, please email Thank you.

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Recent Sighting of Fox Sparrow, March 25, 2016

Old Perth Road: We had a fox sparrow lurking in a small tree near our feeders, but the traffic of more aggressive birds seemed to keep him away.

Tim Pullen

photo by Thomas Pullen

Fox sparrow


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MVFN Nature Notebook: March 7, 2016  

I heard and saw two red wing blackbirds in Clayton by the lake behind the United Church this evening @ 6:00 p.m.

Spring IS coming!!!

Brenda Boyd

Photo MVFN file; photographer unknown (Howard Robinson?)

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 Fox on Sheridan Rapids Road

MVFN Nature Notebook Sighting sent in:

On Sheridan Rapids Road . . .  during one of our daily walks, we spotted a fox curled up on a big rock.

Lise Balthazar

Nat Capitanio

February 22, 2016

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