Tag: birds

Plethora of Pelicans

I had no idea there were so many pelicans in Wascana Park… The pictures above were taken a couple of weeks ago, so then I had to go into my photo library and have a look at the other pelican pictures I’ve taken, mostly… Continue Reading “Plethora of Pelicans”

tropical kingfisher?

Every morning in Puerto Vallarta while enjoying a cup of coffee, I’d have my camera ready to take pictures of activity in Banderas Bay – sometimes it was a cruise ship coming into port or fishing boats, but a lot of times I was… Continue Reading “tropical kingfisher?”

Pelican in Profile

Sometimes you take your camera with and just hope you find something interesting to photograph…and today didn’t disappoint…

You know you are having a relaxing vacation when….

I’ve seen hummingbirds before, of course.  But, added up, over the course of six days at Orveas Bay, hours were spent just watching three hummingbirds come and go at the feeder. I didn’t realize how entertaining they can be – they chased each other… Continue Reading “You know you are having a relaxing vacation when….”

“Open Your Eyes and Look!”

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru Photography is a wonderful hobby because you start… Continue Reading ““Open Your Eyes and Look!””

Harlequin Duck

Just a quick post today…this is a male Harlequin Duck in one of the inlets we visited in the Great Bear Rainforest. We saw Harlequins quite frequently when we were traveling through estuaries in the zodiac, but it was difficult to get a decent… Continue Reading “Harlequin Duck”

confused geese

The geese have returned to Wascana Park in droves as they do at this time of year, every year.  Every June there are so many geese in the park, that a good number of them are rounded up and transported elsewhere. But they must… Continue Reading “confused geese”

looking out my window

Saw this little guy hanging out on the tree outside my living room window…this was before we got a foot of snow on the weekend!  

Robin’s Egg Blue – Part 2

I posted a picture of two perfect robin’s eggs a few weeks ago taken in my parents’ backyard.  They were so perfect that I may have accused my mom of planting two plastic eggs there as a bit of a joke.  We went camping… Continue Reading “Robin’s Egg Blue – Part 2”

clark’s nutcracker

According to the Jasper guidebook I had handy on the trip, this is a Clark’s Nutcracker.  These were taken at the Endless Chain mountain road side pull-out on the Icefields Parkway between Jasper and Banff. I really wanted to see mountain goats on this… Continue Reading “clark’s nutcracker”