EASTERN TOWHEE

Monday April 2, 2018

Check in any scrubby habitat around Essex County and you have a good chance of coming across an…

GREATER SCAUP

Monday April 2, 2018

The east and west shorelines of  the Point Pelee Peninsula, as well as the Detroit River and Lake…

GREEN HERON

Monday April 2, 2018

This small heron is found in many of the wetlands of Essex County. They often pick marshes close…

HENSLOW’S SPARROW

Monday April 2, 2018

This species is the rarest sparrow species in Ontario. With as few a 2-3 nesting pairs left in the province, this…

HOODED WARBLER

Monday April 2, 2018

A striking small bird of eastern hardwood forests, the Hooded Warbler prefers forests with some shrub understory. A…

INDIGO BUNTING

Monday April 2, 2018

This bird is widespread through the county.  They arrive in May and stick around throughout the summer months.  Look for…

LEAST BITTERN

Monday April 2, 2018

A tiny heron, furtive and surpassingly well camouflaged, the Least Bittern is one of the most difficult North…

LESSER SCAUP

Monday April 2, 2018

Two scaup species live in North America: the Greater Scaup prefers salt water and is found in America…

MERLIN

Monday April 2, 2018

Even though this species is small, this falcon is one of the most powerful hunters we see during…

NORTHERN PARULA

Monday April 2, 2018

A small warbler of the upper canopy, the Northern Parula can be found in two rather distinct populations….

ORCHARD ORIOLE

Monday April 2, 2018

The smallest North American oriole, the Orchard Oriole is found nesting in shade trees along streams, rivers and…

OSPREY

Monday April 2, 2018

Until recently, this species was only seen during spring and fall migration in Essex County,  There is now…

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Looking for a day of relaxation? Cast your line and reel in fish of all shapes and sizes! The waters in Windsor Essex are sprawling with muskie, perch, walleye and more!🐟 #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest ...

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The Perfect Essex County Adventure 🚴‍♂️🛶🍇

🧇 Start your day off right with a yummy breakfast at @beachhousekingsville! Definitely try the Chicken Bacon Waffle and a Mango Mimosa 🥭

🚴‍♂️ Bike the Chrysler Canada Greenway Trail! You’ll pedal past farms, forests, vineyards, creeks, and quaint villages

🍔 Grab lunch at @themaingrill! The West Coast Burger is a must 🤤🥑

🦋🐢🐦 Check out the diverse wildlife at Point Pelee National Park! Must-do’s at the park include walking to the southernmost tip of mainland Canada, and checking out turtles and birds along the marsh boardwalk 🌿

🍺 Grab a flight of local craft beer at @curedcraftbrewing! Check out their seasonal taps to see what’s new and fresh when you visit 🥨

🛶 Go for a sunset paddle with @peleewingspaddlesports! Kayak along the Erie shore with some of the coolest people we’ve ever met! 🌅

🥞 Grab brunch at @eclecticlovekingsville! You’ve got to try the fungi toast, huevos rancheros, and their fluffy buttermilk pancakes🍹

🌾 Paddle up Cedar Creek with a kayak or a paddleboard from @somewhere_else_experience! The wildlife and peace you’ll find on the creek will make you feel like you’re in the Carolinas 💦

🛍️ Get your shop on at @cindyshomeandgarden and @annasflowers! You’ll find beautiful flowers and plants, and many unique housewares and gift ideas 💐

🍻 Grab a pint and a burger at @bgbrewing! The Chicken Banh Mi is out of this world!! 🤤

🍇 Finish your stay with a tasting at @peleewinery! You can try premium wines that are only available at their Kingsville and Pelee Island locations! 🍷

🏡 While you’re in the county, stay overnight with @diokinns! They’ve got several cute and cozy inns to choose from in Kingsville to call home during your stay 💤
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Any plans for your Friday night? Make your way through our Barrels Bottles and Brews Trail, the perfect combination of adventure and craft beer! 🍻 Our self-guided tour will guide you through our craft breweries and distilleries including @sandwichbrewing #YQG #WindsorEssex #DiscoverON #DiscoverYQG #DiscoverCanada #OntSouthwest #BarrelsTrail

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