Archive for 'Animals & Wildlife'
Posted on22. Jun, 2010 by Shane.
On June 22, 2010 between 10:55 am and 12:55 pm our two little robin chicks fledged! For the past two weeks we have been host to a little family of American Robins nesting underneath our deck in Yellowknife. We stopped all backyard activities so that we could give them [...]
Posted on13. Jun, 2010 by Shane.
It was May 29 when we discovered the little American Robin’s Nest under our deck in Yellowknife. At first we thought it was just an empty nest. But after closer inspection we discovered three (3) blue eggs. From that point on we have halted our plans to renovate the backyard until [...]
Posted on24. Jan, 2010 by Shane.
Have a dog? Do you need to walk it? Is it really really cold outside? Well look no further than the ICE ROAD between Yellowknife and Dettah! These Yellowknife folks have found a novel and easy way to walk their dogs at -36 degrees Celsius. And the dogs seem to [...]
Posted on25. Aug, 2009 by Shane.
Here is an August encounter with several groups of Wood Bison in the Northwest Territories. The Wood Bison (aka. the Wood Buffalo) are a unique sub-species of the North American Bison (Plains Bison). There are clear differences between the Wood Bison and the Plains Bison. The most obvious difference is [...]