I have never heard a swan sing but I have heard them talk amongst themselves. Interesting. I am still trying to organize my photos. In fact I haven’t really even started looking at them, just trying to get the years… Read More ›
When I was watching the osprey (see a previous post) and waiting for a shot, I looked out over the lake. And experienced one of those magic photography moments. Two mergansers flew down the lake past me. And this is… Read More ›
Over the past couple of years, I have devoted a lot of space to the wildlife in the valley and on the lake. For the first post of the new year I thought I would show you some of the… Read More ›
15 Days and Counting
As we all get busier at this time of year, I have decided to post one photograph a day as I count down the 15 days – to New Year’s Eve. As December 31, 2014 approaches, as with the end… Read More ›
Got my goat!
This is another example of being in the right place at the right time – by chance. I headed out this morning with a friend to bird watch. It is getting colder now, -10C this morning. And the rivers and… Read More ›
The Loch Ness Monster of Kootenay Lake
In my last post I showed you photos of the family of otters on the lake. Well, after they left the wharf, I thought that they would disappear in the waves and rain. Oh yes, did I mention it was… Read More ›
It’s Courting Time in the Marsh!
Just a quick note about life in the marsh. I went over yesterday to see how my pied-billed grebe was doing. I had spotted it a few days earlier. Well, while there I saw a few special moments. The first… Read More ›
The Swans Strike Back!
After my last post, commenting on the humorous side of swans, I had another encounter with the same swans. And it was almost as if they were intent on proving me wrong. They were so elegant and photogenic! Capturing swans… Read More ›
Swans – a sign of spring!
In the last week or so, spring has been edging its way north. The snow at lake level is almost gone and new sights and sounds abound. A wonderful sign of spring is the return of the swans, both tundra… Read More ›
Winter in the Valley
This post I thought I’d show you some winter scenes. Up at our end of Kootenay Lake, the highway follows along the shoreline. This is mainly because there is a long bluff on the other side of the road. When… Read More ›
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