A Biodiversity Garden - Nina Zitani
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Great Crested Flycatcher on Red Oak

Birds depend on bugs, and bugs depend on native plants. If you want an ecosystem in your backyard, you need to plant native species. This is the essence of biodiversity gardening (Great crested flycatcher, family Tyrannidae, "Myiarchus crinitus"; red oak family Fagaceae, "Quercus rubra"). In late May in Ontario.

birdgreat crested flycatcherpasseriformesornithologyred oakquercus rubraspringbiodiversitycarolinian zoneeastern deciduous forestontariocanadanorth america