A fisher in a tree along the Macnamara Trail in Arnprior didn’t appear happy that Russell Corbett was taking his photograph.
state: “For the lucky naturalist, meeting a fisher is a once-in-a-lifetime
we certainly had that opportunity and then some.
be able to photography this elusive predator within the town of Arnprior was a
main diet of porcupine, squirrels, rabbits, muskrat and grouse may include
domestic cats and dogs.
natural forested areas such as McNamara trails and old growth Gilles Grove and
a rebound of the numbers of fishers, it’s not surprising to witness these
amazing animals of the weasel family.
the topic of domestic dogs and cats, the McNamara Field Naturalist organization
wishes to remind the public that dogs are not permitted on the McNamara trail
network, and with the presence of such a predator, this is added incentive to
keep dogs and cats out of that trail network.
is natural for dogs, should they pick up an animal scent, to charge off causing
stress for the animal and the dog owner alike, when their dog gets lost.