"THE METALLIC BIRD" - White Faced Ibis

June 25, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
"THE METALLIC BIRD" White Faced Ibis - 5 Photos The ibis can be seen as symbolic of balance, adaptability, purity, mystery and unity. Because it raises its young in colonies, the ibis is also associated with socialization & cooperation. The White Faced Ibis, particularly in flight can appear pure black but if you have the right lighting and ang...
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"SAY TREES!" - Porcupine (North American)

June 23, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
"SAY TREES!" Porcupine (North American) - 7 Photos Perhaps porcupines are the ultimate tree huggers!:) They certainly love their trees. They provide shelter, napping room, food & just somewhere to hang out (literally). So say "trees", porcupines! PHOTO #1 PHOTO #2 PHOTO #3 PHOTO #4 PHOTO #5 PHOTO #6 PHOTO #7
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"DR. SEUSS ON NIGHT HERONS" - Black Crowned Night Heron

June 20, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
"DR. SEUSS ON BLACK CROWNED NIGHT HERONS" Black Crowned Night Heron - 9 Photos It's not exactly Dr. Seuss's "CAT IN THE HAT" but here we go. And as you will note all photos were taken mid-morning or afternoon. Perhaps we should look into the nomenclature of "Night" in Black Crowned Night Heron.:) Black Crowned Night Herons You can find them...
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"WHO'S HOO?" - Great Horned Owls

June 19, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
"WHO'S HOO?" Great Horned Owls - Adult Male & Owlet (7 Photos) Happy Father's Day to this male Great Horned Owl!:) Because of the nurturing aspect of the female owl with her offspring, particularly after those first few weeks after hatching, we generally see photos of Mum and Owlet together. However, the male owl has a huge responsibility...
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"A SECOND CHANCE" - Osprey

June 15, 2022  •  1 Comment
"A SECOND CHANCE" Osprey - 9 Photos Most importantly, please keep reading right to the end of this rather lengthy blog. It is a good news story although it may not seem so at the start. I came across an osprey on the ground, about 150 to 200 metres from the edge of the Bow River, in Calgary, Alberta, one morning towards the end of May 2022. It...
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