Monthly Archives: May 2013

I’le Bizard

Sandra and I had a morning at I’le Bizard on the north side of Montreal. It was cool and damp at first but as soon as the sun poked through odes started to appear. We walked the boardwalk through to … Continue reading

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Buzzing

Today on a trip to the Margeurite D’Youville reserve on I’le St-Bernard Sandra and I were lucky enough to witness a mass emergence of Four-spotted Skimmers and Dot-tailed Whiteface. I suspect other species have taken advantage of the prolonged period … Continue reading

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St-Lazare update

While birding St-Lazare sand pits today (and looking for the first odes) I took the opportunity to review the site post winter and the owner’s autumn infilling. Generally the site is intact. The water continues to drop but is not … Continue reading

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Up and running

It seems to have been a ten-month winter but now we are up and running, odes are on the wing. I was birding Lac St-Francois today and off the beaten path fluttered a recently emerged teneral dragonfly. It lingered only … Continue reading

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