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Northern waterthrush

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May 13, 2021, Rondeau Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. A skulker along the water’s edge in bogs and still water, where they hunt aquatic insects and small salamanders, all the while bobbing the rear of the body. Parkesia noveboracensis The oldest recorded Northern Waterthrush was at least 8 years, 11 months old .

Fox kits

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Southwestern Ontario, Canada, May 10, 2021. Play fighting, moments later the adult came back. Vulpes vulpes Young male foxes (dog fox) have been found to travel 250 km to their new territory after leaving their parents.

Great horned owl chick

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Southwestern Ontario, May 6, 2021. Starting to move around as it moults out its "baby" feathers. Bubo virginianus Great Horned Owls are covered in extremely soft feathers that insulate them against the cold winter weather and help them fly very quietly in pursuit of prey. Their short, wide wings allow them to maneuver among the trees of the forest. The oldest Great Horned Owl on record was at least 28 years old when it was found in Ohio in 2005. Source -Cornell Lab of Ornithology- All About Birds

White-eyed vireo

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May 6, 2021, Rondeau Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Gathering nesting material. Vireo griseus The White-eyed Vireo bathes by rubbing its body against dewy foliage in the morning.

Black-throated Blue Warbler

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Rondeau Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada, May 4, 2021. Setophaga caerulescens Male and female Black-throated Blue Warblers look so different that they were originally described as two different species.

Immature Baltimore Oriole

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May 2, 2021, Rondeau Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Some spring migration colour. Icterus galbula Unlike robins and many other fruit-eating birds, Baltimore Orioles seem to prefer only ripe, dark-colored fruit. Orioles seek out the darkest mulberries, the reddest cherries, and the deepest-purple grapes, and will ignore green grapes and yellow cherries even if they are ripe. Source -Cornell Lab of Ornithology- All About Birds

Yellow-throated vireo

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Rondeau Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada, April 30, 2021. Vireo flavifrons In many North American songbirds, only females incubate and brood, but not vireos. Male Yellow-throated Vireos also incubate eggs and brood young, taking turns with the female throughout the day.