Video of whitetail shoving another deer into the snow

Whitetail Deer Smack Down

This whitetail doe mom is in a cranky mood by the time she gets to the feeders. It doesn’t take much to set her off the rest of the way. I caught this action on a trail camera. All the deer cooperated and stayed in front of the camera. They were nice and close giving … Read more…

Video of Robins

American Robins It’s Spring

In most places robins are a sure sign that spring is here. They usually arrive in the middle to end of March in my area, which is Eastern Ontario. Most of the time there is still a lot of snow on the ground. This year isn’t much different. There was a patch of ground outside … Read more…

whitetail doe standing

Whitetails Are Back!

Whitetail deer are back in the yard! For anyone who takes their trail cameras down for the summer, now is the time to get them back up.  The whitetail deer are coming out of the woods and are looking for fresh grass and any feeders you might be filling. They’re interested in apples too. This … Read more…

Porcupine walking across the lawn

Porcupine

A porcupine went for a stroll across our back lawn in the middle of a lovely afternoon. They’re usually nocturnal so it was quite a surprise to see him. He didn’t hang around for long though. I snapped some quick pictures but didn’t get a chance to get closer to him.   Porcupines eat shrubs … Read more…

snapping turtle

Snapping Turtle

This snapping turtle interrupted my lawn mowing.  I didn’t remove it, I went and got my camera, took some pictures and then I just mowed around it. After about an hour it went along its way. I’m going to guess it’s a female looking for a spot to lay her eggs, since this is the … Read more…

Nest of baby birds

Robin and Babies

A pair of robins built a nest under my back deck. I’ve been keeping an eye on them but not bothering them too much. This morning I crawled under there and snapped a pic. It looks to me like there are three of them but there could always be another one tucked under the rest. … Read more…