The warmer weather livened up the neighbourhood with critters moving about.
I have been invaded by a flock of pidgeons. Too much feed at my birdfeeder?
This one checks me out from the telephone cable running through the yard…
gives me a wink…
… then the hard look …
While this pair cruise in the Still River
This Pileated Woodpecker checks out another new Hydro Pole:
First one way ….
Then the other ..
In the distance two male Bufflehead Ducks escorting a lady Bufflehead.
First Mourning Cloak of the year, on Tramway Rd, Byng Inlet. Judging by its good shape, I suspect that it has just emerged from its winter cryo-preservation.
Eastern Phoebe in the tag alders looking for flying insects to catch.
Ring-necked Duck, which does have a very faint ring around its neck.
Unknown fly in the sun near Alban.
Painted Turtle catching some rays in the Old Still River Road stream.
Oft-photographed spot on the Skerryvore Community Road, which I often visit on my way back from Parry Sound.
Good News: https://www.ontarionature.org/connect/blog/stratfords-ethan-elliott-brings-bee-city-home/