Monthly Archives: December 2013

Ducks, Geese and Swans – 2013

You can click on the images to see them full size….. I belong to a group called Ontario Birds on Facebook,  today was a day in which, people from around Ontario and other parts of Canada, posted their images of waterfowl.  Many lovely … Continue reading

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Snowy Owls – December 19, 2013

I’ve heard that in Eastern Ontario, between Kingston and the Quebec border, there could be upwards of a hundred Snowies, well today I drove almost 60 miles in search of one. I guess I was checking the wrong areas, I … Continue reading

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Fork-tailed Flycatcher – Birdquest #676 – ABA #635

Today I spent a lovely day with friend Rick Poulin, chasing a bird I’ve seen quite often in Central America but never in the ABA area. I have tried for this bird quite a few times on the east coast … Continue reading

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Southwest Trip – 2013 – Life Birds

Anytime I can get 2 or 3 life birds on a trip I can go home happy. On this trip I managed 9 Lifers, 5 new birds and 4 new for the California, Arizona, Texas, ABA area. Ciao for now………..

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Southwest Trip – 2013 – Improvement Images

I managed a few improvement images of birds I already had but the photos were not great. With the equipment I was using back in 2004 they looked fantastic but with todays 40mp cameras they looked pretty bad. Ciao for … Continue reading

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Insects and Reptiles – Texas – November 2013

Whenever I travel and I get an opportunity to get a few new butterfly images, I never pass on the chance. A mile from the Bentsen-Rio State Park in Mission, Texas, you can find the National Butterfly Center. Over 200 … Continue reading

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A Perfect 10 out of 10 – Blue-footed Booby

I arrived at Bill Williams NWR, at the south end of Lake Havasu on November 25th with only 3 hours of daylight left hoping that the Blue-footed Booby might make an appearance but as the sun fell over the mountains … Continue reading

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