Humber River Trail Nov 9
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Humber River Trail Nov 9

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Took my morning walk again, and at first the usual, you know spooking kingfisher and GBH that sort of thing. Then I heard a bird call, it was so captivating. I followed the sound, and I even drafted the post in Bird ID section in my mind: Heard the two part bird call, sounded like a enhanced cricket call. I followed the sound, fearing I won't be able to locate it in the woods, fearing I might scare away the bird. Lot's of activities in my mind for sure. After careful searching, I was able to pinpoint the source, and I crawled and climbed to the other side of the ravine where some houses were located. blushing off the worries how would I get down again, what if I fell and chip my teeth or worse, my camera. I managed not to lose the source. And I got closer and closer, thankfully, the bird kept calling. I looked up somebody's Terrance,  and saw a bird cage. I burst into laughter and give myself padding on the back, at least my hearing was good. And I saw a second cage, there I met the owner of the enhanced two part cricket call. And any ID would be appreciated. Haahahaha


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I laughed all the way out of the woods, then turned to quiet smile, because outside the woods on the trail, I stumped upon a group of red polls. So I clicked to my heart's content.


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Bear with me


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I only took 1140 pics of them.


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It looks like your Hairy Woodpecker is climbing on air.


Next mission is to find a Hoary (bright white, unstreaked rump) among the Redpolls. Usually a few are round during Redpoll irruption years.


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Good story telling Ally, fun reading. Redpolls are awesome - the other day I saw roughly 60+ in Downsview Park. As Thouc suggested, look for a Hoary - it might be in the mix.


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Good story telling Ally, fun reading. Redpolls are awesome - the other day I saw roughly 60+ in Downsview Park. As Thouc suggested, look for a Hoary - it might be in the mix.
Thanks Dinu, I didn't know what Hoary meant. Had to search it up. So that was those handsome looking white ones. I will keep my little eyes open!


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It looks like your Hairy Woodpecker is climbing on air.


Next mission is to find a Hoary (bright white, unstreaked rump) among the Redpolls. Usually a few are round during Redpoll irruption years.


/Thomas
Thanks Thomas. The Hairy is comic looking. I nevee knew there is a canary in the neighbourhood. Maybe my hearing is not that good afterall.