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Acadian Birder: March 2012 Archives

Owl Boxes and More Migration

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

owlboxes.jpgOur birding enthusiast Alain Clavette is exploring the skies close to home in Memramcook. He shares what he sees, plus he talks about the Saw Whet Owl boxes he has placed around the area.

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The Birds Believe it's Spring!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

redcrossbill.jpgnorthernshrike.jpgGiven the warm weather we're having, it looks like the spring migration is accelerating! Birder Alain Clavette spent the weekend camping in Fundy National Park and joins us from the park to talk about what he's seeing! Picture on the left is Alain's elusive Red Crossbill. On the right is Alain's Northern Shrike!

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Birding in Fundy!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

birdie.jpgIt may not be officially spring, but the birds are certainly singing as though it has sprung! Alain Clavette is a CBC Radio Canada host and a passionate birder. Monday is his day off -- and you can count on him spending it somewhere in the province with the birds. Today, he's in Fundy National Park. (Photo courtesy of Alain - a male White Wing Crossbill feeding a female)

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