Photo of the Week - April 22, 2018 - "HOVER-CRAFT" - Great Gray Owl

April 22, 2018  •  1 Comment
"HOVER- CRAFT" Great Gray Owl (3 Photos) This was truly Nature's gift. The owl had been sitting on an electrical pole when it flew off into the field. It flew up and literally hovered before diving down to the snow covered field. Unfortunately, for the owl - no success but for me, an incredible opportunity to catch a master flyer. I may be "old sc...
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Photo of the Week - April 15, 2018 - "PHANTOM OF THE NORTH" - Great Gray Owl

April 15, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
"PHANTOM OF THE NORTH" Great Gray Owl One nickname for the Great Gray Owl. It has also been called the "Bearded Owl" because of its white moustache (the feathering under its beak).
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"A SOFTER SIDE OF GREY" - Great Gray Owl

April 14, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
"A SOFTER SIDE OF GREY" Great Gray Owl Well known for that famous "owl" stare, here is a softer side of the Great Gray Owl, caught in grooming its feathers.
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"A LIGHTER SIDE OF GRAY" - Great Gray Owl

April 13, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
"A LIGHTER SIDE OF GRAY" Great Gray Owl (Southwest of Calgary, Alberta, CA) Snow is beginning to disappear from parts of grassy hillsides and along the country roads, but from the backdrop behind this beautiful owl, Winter continues to maintain its hold for now.
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Photo of the Week - April 8, 2018 - "NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE" - Swans (Trumpeter) - Juvenile

April 08, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
"NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE" Swans - Trumpeter (Juvenile) - 2 Photos Decided to combine two photos in one blog, to demonstrate how "versatile" swans can be. The first photo highlights the beautiful feathering and colouring of a young Trumpeter Swan. It is no wonder swans are a favourite of fairy tales and folklore, with mystical qualities. The s...
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