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GALAPAGOS – Bartolome Island

(This blog about Bartolome Island contains numerous photos which are displayed in a mosaic pattern. Please try clicking on any one of the photos in each of the 3 groups and it should enlarge it and the others if you … Continue reading

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GALAPAGOS POSTS REVISITED

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Yesterday I sent out 2 posts with photos from my recent trip to the Galapagos Islands. Family and friends had been asking to see the photos from the photo tour that Linda and I took which left on November 30th. … Continue reading

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12 Days in the Galapagos (Set 2)

We visited the following Islands (San Cristobal, Genovesa, Bartolome, Santa Cruz, Floreana, and Espanola) after leaving Quito, the capital of Ecuador. The flight to San Cristobal was apr. 1000 miles and after reaching that destination, we boarded the Archipell I for the trip of a lifetime…especially for people who love to take nature photos. James Cowie was amazing. He has the perfect disposition and photographic skills to lead his tours to places all over the world.
Here are some more photos that are in no particular order. With 2 adventures a day, which began VERY early, it was hard to limit the number of photos one took. I had over 8000 when I got home! Sorting through them has been a monumental task.
I may add some more in the future. I haven’t posted any pictures of Quito and it is a beautiful city 10,000 feet above sea-level. Continue reading

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Ducks in Dire Straits

Every once and a while I get lucky and capture a beautiful image of some form of wildlife.  Today, I had the fortune of taking the attached photo. It is a male red-breasted merganser, one of my favourite diving ducks. … Continue reading

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Great Gray Owl Up Close ……. Another First for Me

The same week that I photographed the Snowy Owl on the shore of Lake Ontario at the Newcastle Marina, I also saw my first Great Gray Owl. It was north of Whitby and many birders and photographers had reported sightings … Continue reading

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Bond Head Revisited …….. Another Amazing Sight!

Last Sunday, I made an another amazing discovery when I took a short drive down to the shore of Lake Ontario. Normally I’m on the east side of the “channel” but that day I was on the west side where … Continue reading

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Furry Mammal Identified

My previous post resulted in many comments and also in identification of the creature who killed the duck. Consensus is that it is a mink. Thank you for to everyone who took the time to send links to websites and … Continue reading

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Nature Can Be Cruel …… Death of a Duck at Bond Head

I observed an event today which I have never seen before.  I was unsure if I should post the story and the photos on my blog as I normally share only “pretty” pictures but decided that some people might find … Continue reading

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Winterland Continues …… Frenzied Feeding Viewed Through the Window

When I awoke yesterday morning, there was no doubt that the weather forecast had again been accurate. It was snowing and blowing and visibility here on the farm was almost zero. My computer is situated close to our front door … Continue reading

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Windy Winterland

Okay, my “Winter Wonderland – Not Quite Black and White” post from December 20th. spoke of the beauty and featured lovely photos of the winter.  Now, a month later, I have to say that I am getting really tired of … Continue reading

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