Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sabine’s Gull – September 29, 2013

Tonight good friend and fellow photographer Bill ( and I waded out into the Ottawa River, hoping to get a few good images of the Sabine’s Gull. Bill had been getting some great photos of the Gull as it hunted … Continue reading

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Birds and Bugs, Algonquin Park – July 15, 2011

I took my yearly summer trip to Algonquin Park, accompanied by Mike and Wade, fellow nature photographers. We went looking for Moose and Warblers, of which we found a few but found many more mosquitos and deer flies. I had … Continue reading

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Sharp-tailed Sandpiper – Baie du Febvre, Quebec

Quebec just keeps churning out the birds, Lapwing, Garganey, Little Egret, Barnacle Goose and now a Sharp-tailed Sandpiper. I never expected to see this extremely rare ABA code 3, Sandpiper this close to home. After not finding it in Alaska … Continue reading

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A Couple of Rarities Show Up in the Ottawa Area – July 6, 2011

A 1st summer, White-faced Ibis, has been causing quite a stir, at the end of Rivington Street in Carp. Birders and photographers alike have raced to get a glimpse of this never before seen, Ottawa bird. He was fairly skittish … Continue reading

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American Golden Plover

On Saturday, August 31st, Rick Poulin found a group of American Golden Plovers at the intersection of Twin Elm Road and Barnsdale. I got by just before dark to have a look, without my camera. I had never seen a … Continue reading

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