Monday, March 22, 2010
Tundra Swans and Blackbirds
Thousands of Tundra Swans rest in ponds near Alymer Ontario in mid to late March during their northern migration. I visited the area for the first time last year and wrote about it here.
I stopped by again last Friday and took this 45 second video clip to capture the sound of the birds. (The video has vanished twice, so I will just post the link to my YouTube upload). There are four platforms available which provide good views of birds.
Meanwhile, closer to home, the blackbirds have returned in large numbers including the cocky Common Grackles. I like their attitude and swagger and that bright yellow eye.