Confederation Park – a Northern Waterthrush and a few other birds

On August 25th, I met the “migratory alter ego” of a Northern Waterthrush hopping along the narrow, sandy bank of the small island where the Confederation Park creek bifurcates. I was crouching on the opposite bank, in tall grasses and scratchy thistles, watching a Solitary Sandpiper wading in shallow water and probing the water’s surface to catch aquatic insects or other small invertebrates. Five other … Continue reading Confederation Park – a Northern Waterthrush and a few other birds