Red Squirrel

Outside the cities Red Squirrels dominate the forests, eating mostly pine and spruce tree seeds, but also plenty of mushrooms (which they dry out on branches for winter food). Hilarious watching Robins chase Red Squirrels around at high speed, since they also eat bird eggs. Three of the new-born rodents were feeding from the Red […]

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Red Naped Sapsucker – Adult

We’re spending most of the summer in our new caravan at our seasonal camp in the Alberta foothills just east of Banff’s Ya Ha Tinda Ranch (where the new Bison heard was acclimatized before being released into the wild after a 125 year absence). While we accumulate home exchange credits (for future travels overseas) we […]

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