Reader Anne-Marie Cournoyer in Montreal sent some photos from around her house and her feeding station, “Le Cafe Sauvage” (motto: “Do not eat the customers.” Her noted and IDs are indented:
Mourning Dove – Zenaida macroura: a very nice couple I must say.
Red-winged Blackbird – Agelaius phoeniceus: Behind our house there is a cycling path. And some males have been chasing and attacking cyclists inadvertently venturing too close to their nests.
And a female red-winged feeding the young one.
A proud Common Grackle – Quiscalus quiscula:
An American Robin – Turdus migratorius holding his meal to take-out…
Photos from nearby:
These photos I took at the Récréoparc de la ville de Ste-Catherine on the south-shore. An ideal stop for migratory birds.Some photos of a Double-crested Cormorant – Phalacrocorax auritus. A happy fisher! I was amazed by the look of his wet feathered body: part bird, part fish!