Birds

Canada Jays love their kibble!

The Canada Jays love their kibble!
They are especially happy when I keep them company while they eat it.

Wildlife photos: Boreal chickadees

We have a family of four Boreal chickadees that spend their days travelling between our feeders and the nearby trees. They seem to love peanuts best, especially when it gets real cold.  Photos taken by Steve Wilson with a Nikon D7200. 

Yukon Swallow and Bats on Farmlands

For the past two years, Maria Leung and team have been studying a few swallow species in and around farmlands in Yukon, namely Barn Swallow, Bank Swallow, Rusty Blackbird, and Little Brown Bat, with the support of local farmers and landowners.

A chance on winter

The process of watching, listening and trying to identify a bird will help you remember that species, and perhaps that particular bird, forever.

Living With Wildlife – Steve Wilson

A small flock of Eurasian Collared Doves showed up in downtown Whitehorse at the end of November. They are not seen around Whitehorse very often. Camera: Nikon D7200 [box] We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s going on and what camera equipment you …

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Christmas bird counts are fun for kids too

Julie Bauer loves birding with kids. The-long-time Haines Junction resident and birder is leading Canada’s most northerly Christmas Bird Count (CBC) for Kids on Dec. 14. The unique event is part of an international citizen science program for monitoring and conserving birds. 

Living With Wildlife – Steve Wilson

    This young belted kingfisher is trying to convince its parent that it was mealtime at Annie Lake. The reason its beak is always open is because it never stopped squawking. Camera: Nikon D7200 [box] We invite you to share your photos of Yukon wildlife. Email your high-resolution images with a description of what’s …

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