January 24, 2023  •  1 Comment
"WHAT EAGLES GET UP TO IN THEIR DOWNTIME" Bald Eagles (Mature) - 11 Photos The following photos feature two Bald Eagles (actually a partnership) and were taken over the course of several hours. I followed one as it landed on a tree and it was subsequently joined by its mate. The two then flew to a pair of trees very close by and then eventually...
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"GUESS WHO JUST DROPPED IN?" - Sharp-Shinned Hawk

January 22, 2023  •  1 Comment
"GUESS WHO JUST DROPPED IN?" Sharp-Shinned Hawk- 9 Photos So I was sitting by a river, waiting for a certain Belted Kingfisher to come in closer. The seconds turned to minutes which turned to over an hour, which - well you get the picture. Then I heard this plop close-by and looked quickly to my right and there sitting on a semi-submerged branc...
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"CROUCHING EAGLE" - Bald Eagle (Mature)

January 16, 2023  •  1 Comment
"CROUCHING EAGLE" Bald Eagle (Mature) - 3 Photos "Crouching Eagle" can be a yoga pose or even a play on the movie title "Crouching Eagle (Tiger), Hidden Dragon". One could almost imagine an eagle being mistaken for a dragon, with its wing span, large head & beak and those magnificent talons. This particular Bald Eagle flew into a grove of trees...
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"CUDDLE BUG" - Porcupine (North American)

January 15, 2023  •  1 Comment
"CUDDLE BUG" Porcupine (North American) - 7 Photos Perhaps "'Cuddle Bug" isn't the first nickname that comes to mind when one thinks "porcupine" but with their dark furry brown faces & their cute little footpads (that always remind me of soled slippers), maybe a re-visit is in order. This Cuddle Bug probably stayed up in a tree after a night ou...
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"LIGHTNING BUG" - Belted Kingfisher

January 09, 2023  •  1 Comment
"LIGHTNING BUG" Belted Kingfisher - 7 Photos I've been wanting to use the title of Country Artist, Dean Brody's song for some time and thought it was an apt description for the little Belted Kingfisher, although it probably should be "Lightning Bird"! Am still amazed how some of Belted Kingfishers remain in Calgary, AB during the cold winter, f...
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