Monthly Archives: July 2016

Two more for NS

While twitching a Ruff (and adding Black Terns to my NS bird list) in Cumberland County 7/22/16 I managed to look at a few odes before the wind drove the insects down. It was a bit irritating as, earlier in … Continue reading

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Local Surprise #2

A visit to The Cape, the island off Cape Sable Island, Shelburne Co is always a pleasure. We go there for the birding but, as an odeist I have eyes on the odes too. In July we get large numbers … Continue reading

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Local Surprise #1

On July-19th I was sitting on the front deck of our Clam Point, Cape Sable Island yard when I saw a dragonfly overhead and I had little idea what it was. This is quite unusual as, although I am no … Continue reading

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Wentworth Lake Road, Shelburne Co

On 7/16 and in temperatures of up to 35°C Sandra, and I took a 16km ride (32 in total) along unmarked Wentworth Lake Road, near Jordan Falls, Shelburne Co. We fell just short of Wentworth Lake, the heat not being … Continue reading

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Clyde River Road Odes

After a few days of unsuitable weather, the sun came out and I had a small window in my busy plumbing schedule, so I drove part of the Clyde River Road, Shelburne Co in search of odes. The road follows, … Continue reading

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Wilson Rd, Yarmouth Co

Yarmouth County seems to have a very much more diverse topography than Shelburne County, or perhaps it is more obvious because there are so many more back roads to investigate than we have in Shelburne. Today 4/7/16, Sandra and I … Continue reading

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Spiketail

I had a little look around the track to Barrington Lake, funnily enough near Barrington, today. I only got part way along as I came across a bit of ode habitat and spent time watching and netting a few. My … Continue reading

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