Injured Cedar Waxwings

Cedar waxwing

This morning we heard that dreaded sound of birds crashing into a window in our house, but this time it was not one, but two birds, cedar waxwings that struck a window, and then fell to our deck below. My wife Ada let out a scream as birds rained down on her. I quickly lept … Read more

Fox sightings in Ancaster

Red Fox

The year 2020 was quite something for the number of fox sightings near me in Ancaster, Ontario. Check out this video of several young foxes in my backyard, filmed May 20, 2020. They seem to really love the new mulch we put down. Sometimes one of the adult foxes would bother my cat. No actual … Read more

Coyote following behavior

coyote following

Has a coyote ever “followed” you or your dog while you’re walking in your neighborhood or in the park? If so, you may have felt afraid, perhaps thought the coyote was stalking you, or that an attack was imminent. But don’t fear. Coyotes are naturally curious animals and often engage in this behavior called “escorting”. … Read more