Strong Fliers

A male and female Mallard duck in flight. This photo was taken on October 29, 2021 in Cataraqui North. These birds are strong fliers and can travel up to 55 miles/h or 88 km/h.

Peru

Marvel of Peru(?) in late summer. This photo was taken on September 2, 2021 near our home. These flowers can attract birds and butterflies.

Waxy

A Cedar Waxwing trying to hide behind some leaves. This photo was taken on August 2, 2021 in Cataraqui North. The “wax” in their name comes from the waxy red secretions found on the tips of their wing feathers. (https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Cedar_Waxwing/overview)

Loveliness

Lavatera surrounded by Cosmos foliage. This photo was taken on August 6, 2021 in our garden. These flowers attract birds.