"ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD - ITS BETTER" - Dragonfly & Damselflies

July 18, 2022  •  1 Comment
"ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD - IT'S BETTER!" Dragonfly & Damselflies - 9 Photos Dragonflies appear to have that air of magic about them. I was sitting by a pond hoping for some wildlife when I noticed the back & forth motion of many dragonflies & damselflies. Now only if one or two would settle. A couple of hours passed and no sign of wi...
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"BETTER THE DEVIL YOU KNOW" - Great Horned Owl (Owlet)

July 14, 2022  •  1 Comment
"BETTER THE DEVIL YOU KNOW" Great Horned Owl (Owlet) - 9 Photos Guess who has their trademark "horned owl" feather/tufts!!:) This is the first set of photos where I've noticed the little "horns" on the owlet. (Have included an earlier photo for comparison. See Photo #2.) In combination with those big yellow eyes, particularly when they are so...
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"A TALE OF TWO CULVERTS" - Beaver (North American)

July 13, 2022  •  1 Comment
"A TALE OF TWO CULVERTS" Beaver (North American) - 9 Photos This is a tale of two culverts (not two cities). Photos were taken just before & after sunset. The beaver family that dwell in a series of storm water ponds, who number at last count at six, also use a small isolated pond close to a river. There is a drainage system with a culvert at...
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"OUT OF ALBERTA" - White Faced Ibis

July 10, 2022  •  1 Comment
"OUT OF AFRICA ALBERTA" White Faced Ibis - 9 Photos Even though White Faced Ibis are only found in the Americas, the "ibis" always reminds me of Africa. The area where these ibis were found is extremely dense in rushes. For all anyone knows, there could be at least a dozen or so ibises in the tall foliage but I could only gauge by the comings a...
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"A BIRD OF MANY COLOURS" - White-Faced Ibis

July 05, 2022  •  1 Comment
"A BIRD OF MANY COLOURS" White-Faced Ibis - 9 Photos The White-Faced Ibis, I believe, has this exotic appearance - a bird type perhaps you would not expect to see in Southern Alberta. An ibis was, of course, sacred to the ancient Egyptians. White-faced ibises occur only in the Americas and they are indeed a bird of many colours!:) PHOTO...
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