|A chipmunk fills the pouches on either side of his head.|
|The red squirrel is a feisty new-comer to the crowd.|
|The red squirrel finding seeds in the grass and then burying them.|
|A black squirrel has discovered the banquet of seeds.|
Here, the black squirrel defeats the squirrel-inhibitormeant to keep her from the bird feeders.
|A pair of Canada Geese feeding on young grass shoots.|
|Here is the black squirrel again, this time, approaching the feeder|
from the opposite side. She is persistent.
|Canada Geese on the Ottawa River.|
|A Downy Woodpecker helps himself to some suet.|
|A chipmunk filling the pouches on both sides of her face.|
|One of the many red squirrels.|
Wild turkeys on the run when they hear sunflower seeds
being thrown for them. They've got to be the most
It is mating season and the gobblers put on a show for the hens. There are usually two males, closely related but one is older while the other, called a jake, he's similar to a male escort. It seems that the males are
more impressed with themselves than the hens.
The theory behind the team-courtship is that the less dominant male would have a greater chance of passing along shared genetic material than if it were courting alone.
A young female is
called a jenny, like a donkey? can this be so? and baby wild turkeys are poults.