Mallards

It’s springtime, and love is in the air, even for the mallards. This pair idled by, and while I tend not to photograph mallards, I bowed to their insistence. Don’t fall for his apparent devotion, as soon as she gives birth, he’ll be off and other males will impose themselves on her, at risk to […]

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Bald Eagle – Bird of the Week

There’s a new bird of the week challenge! Thank you! This Bald Eagle was hanging out at Little Falls, St Marys, Ontario.

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The Roads Most Taken

I follow roads, looping along the river’s banks. Back roads leading to special places frequented by my camera’s favourite subjects: birds. Which road beckons today?Shall I wander where the Yellow Legs wadeor chase the elusive Kingfisher?Every path an adventureevery sighting a gift Which road beckons today?March routes find robinsand the frisky antics of mergansers,Summer, I’ll […]

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Hawks

Our multiple bird feeders provide viewing pleasure for us indoor voyeurs, and they attract a number of predators – also interesting, but perhaps not for the little ones. Apart from the hawks, we have recently spotted a fox wandering through. Haven’t been able to capture a photo yet.

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Fascinated by Feathers

Red-breasted Nuthatch shows off his public feathers and his downy underside. For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: feathers

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Birdspeak

What speaks to you?

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Brief Encounter

We’re off to the city to pick up a car for our Ukrainian family. Ric has been on a mission to locate and purchase suitable vehicles for the many families here who need transportation but have limited funds. Yesterday, we were looking at houses for rent. Tomorrow it’s a Professional Development day for teachers, so […]

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Moments

The trips along the river have decreased, replaced by ongoing texts and emails. A family of cardinals, newly hatched, line our windowsills, their curiosity endearing, yet; my camera remains on the desk. My health has taken a plunge – not unexpected, but despairing. I’ve been locked away inside fighting the sludge. August the 23rd, our […]

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Feathered Pause

The presence of new birds in the backyard always perks me up, especially when paired with a backdrop of lush Spring green. A bobolink and rose-breasted grosbeak: welcome visitors

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Tweet, Tweet

The robins are building their nests, the chickadees are chasing love, and the lull of Winter is behind us. What is more joyful than the sound of birds greeting the day? Perhaps this amazing piece of choreography: Have a glorious day!

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