I’m not certain if the osprey is my favourite raptor because of its striking appearance or because I have had the good fortune to be able to photograph them with their young for several years. I’m in the process of… Read More ›
It’s a Fish Fight!
That’s right – fish fight not fist fight! Let me explain. As I continue to cull my old photo files, I occasionally have to take a break and head out looking for new photo ops. That is hard at this… Read More ›
Sorry, No Fishing
Every year, at this time, there is a spring rite of passage so to speak up the Lardeau River. Trout, from Kootenay Lake, follow the same route up the Lardeau River to spawn as the Kokanee salmon use. These trout… Read More ›
8 Days and Counting
Each year we are visited by large numbers of eagles. Here to feast on the kokanee. So it seems only fitting to salute them at the end of the year. Great span of wings Sharp sight Long strong talons
What a wonderful day!
Today was a wonderful day! It was sunny and cool and full of wildlife surprises for me! This fall has been very slow for the Kokanee. So it has been very slow for the Eagles, mergansers and, of course, the… Read More ›
More About youth
Like the loons, other waterfowl gradually morph into adults. The Pied-billed Grebes are wonderful to follow over the summer months. Once again we have a bird with seemingly wild plumage while young. But when you see them in their natural… Read More ›
The Right way to fish
As I have mentioned before, I have a bucket list of sights I would like to capture. Sometimes, I have caught something but it hasn’t turned out when I get back home. But on the way I was really excited…. Read More ›
Don’t try this at home
As I showed you in a previous post, one of the birds that calls the valley its summer home is the common merganser. Don’t worry I won’t do my rant about ‘common’ again. The shots I displayed were of the… Read More ›
Bear! Where? There!
So now the saga continues with our bears this fall. I promised a close up shot of the big bear showing his (?) claws. This isn’t to say that the other grizzly have skimpy claws. Isn’t that a beautiful bear?!… Read More ›
Bears, bears, everywhere!
Well, not exactly. As you have heard already in past posts, the grizzly were very late this fall. But they did eventually show up. And we were fortunate to see six in a couple of days! There were more seen… Read More ›
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