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St. John's Sideroad west of Yonge Street, near the entrance to future St. Anne's School for Girls. More Wild Turkey Photos Year End Wild Turkey Chase – Former Lundy Farm Wild Turkeys Can Fly, St. John’s Sideroad & Leslie Street
Something has been attracting a flock of European Starlings to the Wellington and Bayview intersection area I heard. Well coincidentally, we encountered them last week as well when driving south on Bayview. They were flying around, sitting on the hydro lines and playing in the water puddles on Bayview....
Aurora Community Arboretum, fall accents. To learn more about the Arboretum - history, maps, events - visit http://www.auroraarboretum.ca.
Boardwalk along St. John's Sideroad. Anna Lozyk RomeoAurora, Ontario
Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area - beautiful during all seasons.
Ash Borer
Rarely in the past would I have stopped and read a notice board on trails. Circumstances have changed slightly - I like to be informed. The other day walking Sheppard's Bush trail I came across this Notice to Visitors from Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA). It was with...
Visiting Merlin's Hollow English flower garden never fails me. No matter how many times I visit the Tomlinson's garden, I always stumble upon something new. My latest easy find, a Yellow Crab Spider crawling over a purple Iris. No camouflage here. Perhaps it was an accidental landing as these yellow crab spiders...
Today birding at the Aurora boardwalk on St. John's sideroad. Birds are in a full swing, hovering over our gardens, trails and perhaps every street of Aurora. Singing away. Yes, nest making and long anticipated mating or even hatching season is happening now. Trees are filling in and grass...
Merlin's Hollow, the English flower garden - is my annual local destination where I bring almost all of my photographic equipment to photograph nature's most beautiful flowers. It it also probably the most rewarding local road trip I take twice or three times a year that is just around...
Ice Storm
It happened just before Christmas in 2013 - an unexpected winter ice storm. It rained, then it snowed, then it rained again. Eventually drizzling December rain, gradually freezing with time, encapsulated all trees and shrubs with a thick layer of ice. I remember venturing not too far from home...

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