Winter is here! And with a snowy weekend comes the opportunity to see and learn from all the animal activity that occurs unnoticed around us. Trackers become like puppies when the snow falls, running to inspect trail after trail. Although the tracks are there to be read regardless of the weather the chance for easy print and pattern recognition is hard to pass up- especially in Vancouver where it only snows a few times each year.
Here are some photos from right around the house with a loonie thrown in for scale- see if you can recognize these critters: