Greenbirding 2018-01-25T17:04:37+00:00

Greenbirding …

Observations on Wildlife, Wildlifing and Conservation together with selected plant, wildlife and landscape Photographs
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An eclectic collection of observations on things that are of interest to many of us … my  principal aim being to share a few of life’s pleasures. These often relate to the visual arts, wildlife in general, butterflies and moths, birds (especially birds), some digital botanising with my in-house botanist (check out The Digital Botanist), walking around and taking notice of the passing world.

The Greenbirder is …
Richard Gregson, repurposed/retired biologist (PhD MPhil CBiol FRSB) once from England but now properly Canadian, past-President of Bird Protection Quebec.

Happy to answer all your questions on biological matters.

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And “Greenbirding” is? Simply the pleasant practice of going out to observe nature sans internal combustion engine. Greenbirders walk, cycle, occasionally paddle … but don’t drive. It’s partly because reducing GHG emissions is a good thing, but also because by slowing down and wandering on your home patch you simple see and enjoy and experience nature better.
There’s a book if you wish to know more …


Available here

Recent Journal Entries

2202, 2018

Parson Spider

A new member of the menagerie - coming into the kitchen last night and putting the light on scared the daylights out of a small but smart spider [...]


The Sparroworks Wildlife Co.
A small collection of, predominantly free, guidebooks about finding birds in and around Montreal plus some related topics.Two new titles will be published shortly.

Some selected photographs interestingly displayed

Gardening with Wildlife
A weekly journal about experiences creating a suburban garden that attracts wildlife.
Follow us through the seasons. New entries are published each Sunday at noon.