January 25, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
"THE MIGHTY MUSKRAT" Muskrat - 9 Photos Coming up from downriver late in the afternoon, I spotted a muskrat swimming across the river, then another one. When I investigated further, I could see a little brown ball of fur sitting on a small ice shelf, out of the water. I then went into that internal discussion with myself. Do I or don't I pursue...
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"ON THE WINGS OF ANGELS" - Trumpeter Swans

January 23, 2022  •  1 Comment
"ON THE WINGS OF ANGELS" Trumpeter Swans - 9 Photos From a species that was almost driven to extinction early in the 20th century to a species whose numbers are increasing, seeing these magnificent birds, once again, overwintering in Calgary, Alberta, CA is truly an amazing sight. This pair flew in to join an adult Tundra Swan & juvenile (anoth...
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"SNOW BABY" - Porcupine (North American)

January 16, 2022  •  2 Comments
"SNOW BABY" Porcupine (North American) - 7 Photos Opportunities such as the one evidenced below don't come along very often. Sometimes it's only once in a lifetime! And thank goodness that although porcupines have acute senses of smell & hearing, their vision (like their larger cousin, the beaver) is relatively poor. I probably looked like some...
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"THE WEASEL'S ALTER EGO" - Weasel (Long Tailed)

January 14, 2022  •  1 Comment
"THE WEASEL'S ALTER EGO" Weasel (Long Tailed) - 3 Photos If anyone has ever seen a weasel, be it in the wild, on television or in photos, I am certain that most would agree they are extremely cute, if not down right adorable. But, of course, there is the other side of weasels. It is not an evil side. Their hunting skills are their way of surviv...
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"TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE" - Porcupine (North American)

January 11, 2022  •  1 Comment
"TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE" Porcupine (North American) - 7 Photos So the following is a Step-By-Step "How To" with photos for porcupines on climbing trees. Not that they need any assistance but let's have some fun!:) Step 1 - Locate a suitable tree PHOTO #1 Step 2 - Evaluate size & location. In this instance, "No too small"! PHOTO #...
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