Archive | January 2, 2012

Highlights from 2011

It’s a brand new year: 2012 is here, and 2011 is just a memory. Not an entirely unpleasant memory, for I ended up with 13 life birds in Ontario this past year and experienced a rather spectacular fall migration in Ottawa. A trip to MacGregor Point Provincial Park with my mother in May, two trips to Presqu’ile Provincial Park in the fall, and a day trip to Algonquin Park in October were about the extent of my birding travels in 2011; this does not include a camping trip to Algonquin with my fiancé and my father in July. It was a decent summer for butterflies and dragonflies, too, and I saw more minks this year than I could have imagined.

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