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The Northern Goshawk is a forest bird. This species hunts birds and
mammals. Perches silently, waiting and descends on prey rapidly.
The Blue Jay issues loud cries to warn other birds and mammals of an approaching predator. All forest inhabitants hide themselves away.
The Eastern Chipmunk hibernates in the winter.
At autumn, the Eastern Chipmunk collect and store large quantities of
seeds in his burrow.
With the onset of winter in the end of October, he disappear below ground.
This animal have expandable pouches in their cheek.
Each pouch can hold up to 33 kernels of dried corn.
The Cecropia moth is the largest moth in North America. It has a wingspan of 16 cm. The female lays up to two hundred eggs under a leaf of birch, maple, cherry, apple and on many other trees. The egg measures just 2 mm.
This species is currently listed as at-risk.
It is the only one North American butterfly who migrate, each year,
in large number.
The Monarch travels up to 4000 kilometers to reach overwintering
sites in Mexico.
To promote their recovery, consider creating a butterfly habitat in
An advertisement call is repeated by a male sitting on the vegetation or elevated on twigs during the breeding season. A single male repeats his call about 4500 times on any given night. These tiny frogs reach no more than 3 cm.
The breeding habitat of the Snow Bunting is on arctic tundra
and migrate in the more southerly parts of Canada.
Snow Bunting are usually seen in open fields, where they
feed mainly on seeds.
Sometimes, we can observe this bird take a snow bathing.