Today, we had to be in Hamilton. On the way home, we decided to stop at a number of locations around Burlington Harbour and in the Hendrie Valley. Despite the fact that these locations are at the edge of the Greater Toronto/ Hamilton Area (population in excess of 7 million), there is a great diversity of nature. It is a credit to those in the area who have worked hard to maintain such a vibrant ecosystem on the edge of one of the most industrialized areas of Canada.
Angry bird (red-eyed vireo), scolding and attacking a blue jay, along with about six nuthatches.
Caspian terns -fishing
Juvenile trumpeter swan (seen from above on a marsh boardwalk)