Tag: Wildlife Viewing

Blue Winged Warbler

My cousin is a birder and photographer with back woods knowledge I don’t have, which is why I rely on him for these kind of pieces. The Blue Winged Warbler you see before you is from Backus Woods, part of the Backus Heritage Conservation area.  This is about a 30-minute drive from Tillsonburg. Backus Heritage Conservation Area has historical and natural offerings and is part of the larger Long Point Region Conservation Authority. Bring binoculars or a long lens!

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A World of Wonders: Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada

Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada is located in the 30,000 islands area, which just happens to be the world’s largest freshwater archipelago. Here, you will discover diverse wildlife, spectacular landscapes, and the singular beauty of the rugged Canadian Shield; not to mention a cultural history that dates back to more than five thousand years ago. This group of magnificent islands is only accessible by boat, with the largest, Beausoleil, offering tent camping, hiking and biking trails, geocaching, boat slips for private vessels, and more. Let’s take a closer look at some of the wonders that await here, in […]

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