"RAM TOUGH" - Rocky Mountain Sheep

September 09, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
"RAM TOUGH" (Kananaskis, Alberta, CA) Rocky Mountain Sheep - 7 Photos Was a little surprised to see these two rams down so low at this time of the year. Perhaps they were just chilling before making the trek up to the higher altitudes for a period of sparring for the ladies. I was not disappointed by any means to catch two somewhat mature rams...
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"ALL MOUTH NO TROUSERS" - Belted Kingfisher

September 07, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
"ALL MOUTH NO TROUSERS" Belted Kingfisher - 5 Photos The expression "All Mouth No Trousers" is a British one, which basically is used to describe someone who talks a lot about doing something but never actually does anything about it. This Belted Kingfisher was "dancing" with another, both chattering away at each other, which I could only assum...
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"BEAUTY & THE BEAST" - Great Blue Heron

September 04, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
"BEAUTY & THE BEAST (or Revenge of the Rodent)" - A Short Story Great Blue Heron - 15 Photos The photos that follow were taken over 2 days at the same pond and the blog is more of a short story in three parts. (Pay close attention to Photo #9!) So here we go. PART 1 - DAY 1 - "BEAUTY" The Great Blue Heron favoured this pond due to the abu...
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"GOOD MORNING, SUNSHINE!" - Beaver (North American)

August 30, 2022  •  1 Comment
"GOOD MORNING, SUNSHINE" Beaver (North American) - 11 Photos The sunshine in the title refers not only to a beautiful fresh sunny morning, but to this charming rodent as well! This was my very first opportunity to capture a beaver for more than a few minutes, in the brightness of daylight. It seemed extremely happy and content swimming in this...
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"LIFE ON THE GREEN PATIO" - Beaver (North American)

August 27, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
"LIFE ON THE GREEN PATIO" Beaver (North American) - 9 Photos Spotted two beavers in a bit of an alcove among the bull rushes. I followed what I assume to be a "beaver path" down the incline for a closer look and there they were, enjoying a warm summer evening, munching on deciduous matter. From their sizes and closeness, I assume they were the two...
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