Monthly Archives: October 2012

Birds of Prey

I had the pleasure of visiting the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre outside of Lethbridge, Alberta.  You can get up close to many of the large birds but not all, with no fences or mesh in the way, making it ideal … Continue reading

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Tufted Duck – Ottawa #76

A female Tufted Duck has been seen mixed in with large rafts of scaup, goldeneye, scoter and ring-necked ducks, feeding in Shirley’s Bay.  Overcast skies and extreme distances again made getting a good photo impossible.  The image I did get clearly shows … Continue reading

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Western Grebe: Ottawa #228

I had missed a Western Grebe last year and when I heard about this bird I just had to run out and see it.  Unlike last year, after about 10 minutes scanning,  I was lucky enough to get it in … Continue reading

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Algonquin Park Splendor

A few weeks ago during the height of the fall colors, I took a drive up to meet a fellow photographer, Andrew McLachlan to photograph the fall colors.  I took plenty of images of landscapes which I rarely do and had … Continue reading

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Buck of a Lifetime

Tonight I was lucky enough to see something I never thought I’d see close to home.  A good friend Rick called and told me he’s seen a buck that would score at least 190.  Sure I thought, 190, thats for … Continue reading

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