Outsmarting Bell

This is a Public Service Announcement … You may already know this, but just in case you have been living under a rock for some years (like us) you may profit from reading on. Like many people hereabouts, we have a media bundle from Bell Fibe that gives us...

“What a Dump!”

Overnight we enjoyed 32cm of snow on the West Island which, according to Environment Canada, is almost three times the previous record for this date at a mere 12cm – and it’s still snowing. No complaints, this is Quebec and we have proper winters here, but it is also...

Music sharing test

This is an experimental post to check out a new means of sharing music on my website.  This randomly selected sample track is actually streaming from Spotify which, I have to say, is an excellent streaming service. The point of the experiment is that the audio quality should be MUCH better...

Snowshoe birds

This morning saw us setting forth for the first time this winter on snowshoes in beautiful -16C sunshine to do our scheduled shift at the MBO filling up the bird feeders. This is quite the highlight of our winter activities with sun, snow, birds and nobody else around. There was...

Change of Venue

Now that Christmas 2016 is behind us and we are heading pell-mell into a new year, please note that Journal Articles will henceforth be published at the following address: www.greenbirding.ca All the old posts (see below) will reman here and all the other Sparroworks Wildlife Co. stuff such as guide books...