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Pam Laing

Which birds might I see today? Ducks that dive Remember the dabblers and the divers – the two categories into which we group ducks? In an earlier posting we took a look at the dabblers, and in this posting we’ll... [Continue Reading]

Over the last number of years we have been very fortunate to have Pam Laing, local birder, as a regular contributor to our website (see previous blog posts). Laing has described the local birds in our area and accompanied her excellent commentary with her... [Continue Reading]

Which bird might I see today? Warblers As the days lengthen and warmer temperatures creep northward over the North American continent, deciduous leaves unfold, insects emerge – and the warblers return from wintering in the south to nest and raise young.... [Continue Reading]

Which birds might I see today? Migrating ducks Did you know that about 30 different species of ducks can be seen in our valley sometime during the year? Like the ever-present Mallard, which everyone recognizes, about half of these species stay... [Continue Reading]