Always An Adventure

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Due to the unprecedented speed in which Covid-19 is being spread in the Ottawa area, regretfully, Always an Adventure Inc. is suspending all activities until further notice. In the meantime, please practice disciplined precautions against this nasty virus. Social Distancing alone is not enough. Please stay safe, and hopefully, we will all be back to […]

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Tony came to the Ambleside 2 condominium complex mainly for the view overlooking the Ottawa River. He figured it was a convenient and safe place to see interesting birds from the comfort of a balcony. He wasn’t disappointed. In fact, the view surpassed all his expectations. Free of ice in winter, and active with birds […]

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Recap of Bird Studies Canada's BIRDATHON 2017 After a slow start to a wet spring, we were finally rewarded with a thrilling and productive weekend here in Eastern Ontario, Canada. Participating in The Great Canadian Birdathon, our team of intrepid birders spent the weekend searching Prince Edward County and Presqu’ile Provincial Park. Our main objectives […]

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So, you want to start birding? You’ve got Blue Jays, Cardinals, Black-capped Chickadees and White-crowned Sparrows visiting your back yard – little treasures brightening the day as they frolic through your garden. But, where are all those other birds I see in books, TV, and postage stamps? Do I have to be a part of  […]

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Birdwatching is greatly enhanced with the right equipment. And, the best place to start is with a good pair of binoculars. Beginners often make uninformed choices when buying binoculars, sometimes selecting equipment that performs poorly in the field. I’ve watched many frustrated novices struggle with inappropriate optics while others around them easily enjoy the birds […]

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It was a misty morning at Petrie Island, Always An Adventure's first official birding excursion this fall. The fog lingered a bit thorough the first hours of the day, but vanished and gave room for blue skies and sunshine. We had Merlin, Rusty Blackbirds, Green Heron, American Bitter and a young Bald Eagle at Petrie […]

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Company Profile

Always An Adventure is a family company run by Tony Beck & Nina Stavlund. We provide a variety of services & tours focusing on Nature, Wildlife, Birding & Photography. We teach Birdwatching and Photography both independently and through a variety of institutions...........Read More

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Nina Stavlund

Nina is Norwegian by blood, an extensive world traveler, and is now living in Ottawa, Canada. She's also a passionate birder and nature lover, and has logged hundreds of hours of birding the last couple of years. She's a....... Read More

Tony Beck

* PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER and TOUR GUIDE since 1993. * Located in Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA * Sponsored by NIKON of CANADA. I've always loved to share my experiences of the natural world, especially ..........Read More

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