Site Description: Silver Sands Park, very small pond with lots of cattails, was carrying cattails in the photo. Comment : Hard to tell the difference from a beaver but it was much smaller, looked like a narrow tail,there were no felled trees or beaver dam and it dissappeared into the muddy pond bank.
Site Description: I seen two black squirrels in a parking lot with a forest edge to one side of the lot along Mountain Avenue. Comment : At times I have seen 3 or 4 black sqiurrels here and today when I got closer for a better picture, they scurried from tree to tree following a grey squirrel who was building a nest in a corner tree.
Site Description: It appears to live mainly on east side of stairs connecting two segments of Rodney Street. Comment : This squirrel acts and sounds like a red squirrel but it is completely black... perhaps the first known melanistic red squirrel sighting in Ontario.
Site Description: A porcupine was spotted expanding his home. Several minutes later, another porcupine emerged. The pair ventured deeper into their hole when the watching guests were seen. A rare sighting! Comment :
Site Description: Comment : Saw red squirrel scamper by while camping on rose lake in the boundary waters. interesting that red squirrels dont usually hibernate even in the coldest parts of winter - unless they live in northern canada where it gets extremely cold.
Site Description: Comment : Coming home from work in the late evening saw a woodchuck in my front yard near the end of my driveway. maybe thats the one that ate some of my garden and dug a burrow in my back yard. i dont know what my cat does around the woodchuck.