"BEAMING BEAVERS" - Beavers (North American)

July 23, 2021  •  1 Comment
"BEAMING BEAVERS" Beavers (North American) - 8 Photos So it was another late evening with the Beaver Family and watching their comings & goings. I managed to capture some close-ups of their faces, etc. and hopefully, their individual characteristics. As previously identified, there are two adults (the mother and father) and two youngsters. And...
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July 20, 2021  •  2 Comments
"ALBERTA RODENTIA - SMALL, BIGGER, BIGGEST" Meadow Vole (?), Porcupine, Beaver - 3 Photos Over a period of a few days, managed to capture some members of Alberta's rodent family, from one of the smallest to the biggest. SMALL - MEADOW VOLE (?) I heard a splash and thought the mink had arrived. Instead, this little creature climbed up on a rock...
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July 18, 2021  •  2 Comments
"A LATE EVENING WITH THE BEAVER FAMILY" Beavers (North American) - 10 Photos I had followed one large beaver upstream until it stopped at the bend of the creek. There was already one smaller beaver there munching away. So I had two beavers to watch. And then an even larger beaver appeared from downstream, followed sometime thereafter by another, m...
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"ON LAND, BY SEA & IN THE AIR" - Black Crowned Night Heron

July 14, 2021  •  2 Comments
"ON LAND, BY SEA & IN THE AIR" Black-Crowned Night Heron (9 Photos) The following photos were taken at three different locations at three different times. However, those times ranged from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and it would have been later but I had to leave the Night Heron because it was too hot in the summer sun. Goodness why they are called Bl...
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"SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL" - Mink (North American)

July 11, 2021  •  2 Comments
"SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL" Mink (North American) - 6 Photos We've probably all seen dogs do it. Bears do it. Most likely any furred creature that is trying to "quick dry" after a splash does it:) And yes, mink do it too! That "it" is the "shake, rattle & roll" to eliminate the excess water from their coats. It does, however, provide some amusing fa...
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