Photo by BarrytheBirder
A Painted Turtle moves about a pond on the newly connected, Tom Taylor/Nokiidaa Trail between Newmarket and Aurora and only the very watchful see it appear, like a surfacing submarine under the Duckweed and algae. Fellow blogger, Anna, of 'Living in Aurora', wrote to say that Black-crowned Night Herons, which I wrote about earlier this week, have also been seen and photographed on the Tom Taylor/Nokiidaa Trail. The Trail and adjacent MacKenzie Marsh are home to hundreds of ducks, including a few interesting cross-breeds. Below, a home is what you make of it.
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