By late-September/early-October, temperatures generally drop quite a bit overnight and do not rise again until mid to late morning. For early morning birding, look for edge habitat that is sunlit; these areas are warmer, drier, and usually, have plenty of insect activity. Continue reading The Sunlit Edge
Below are Line Graphs illustrating the frequency of observations of various species of waterfowl here in the Ottawa Valley. I selected the following counties to be included in the analysis: Ottawa, Leeds & Grenville, Lanark, Renfrew, and Prescott & Russell. The study years are from 2010 to 2018. Enjoy!
Using eBird’s Explore Data — Bar Charts function, I created a variety of graphs, some highlighting frequency of observations, derived from the percentage of birder’s observations of a particular species / all checklists during a specific time frame, and others highlight the total number of individuals tallied during a particular timeframe. Continue reading Guide to Fall Arrivals in Eastern Ontario