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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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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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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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Fabulous Feathers! ……. My Best Red Bellied Woodpecker Shots

My “mission” the last 3 months has been to get a fabulous photo of a red bellied woodpecker. My last post featured 3 different types of woodpeckers that I have seen almost daily in my backyard. The red bellied in … Continue reading

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A Winter Wonderland…….Not Quite, Black and White

Winter came to the farm early this year and each day we get a little more snow. For me, it has been delightful as I was getting tired of the bland landscapes that followed the beautiful fall colours. These photos … Continue reading

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Butterflies for St. Valentine’s Day, 2013.

“Butterflies….flowers that fly and all but sing” a quote from Robert Frost. On this Valentine’s Day, I was thinking about a somewhat romantic and fanciful post. My initial idea was to share some of my many flower pictures and then … Continue reading

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