Following on my last post I have to reiterate that I am cautious around grizzlies. It is amazing how fast any bear can move so it is important to know where your vehicle is (and it had better be close),… Read More ›
A Problem with Lenses
I don’t know if I have mentioned this before, but I am extremely envious of photographers who can go to a blind, set up their equipment (including that thing called a tripod), knowing what lens to use, and wait for… Read More ›
There is a Stump
There is a stump up the Lardeau River which seems to have strong appeal for eagles. On October 30, 2014, I wrote a blog post about this stump with photographs of a raven and an eagle ( ‘ I’m Raving about… 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
In my last post I mentioned spotting two Grizzlies fishing in a pool. Presumably filled with fish. I only saw them by chance as their spot was in a Y in the river and I was the other arm of… Read More ›
Eating with Gusto!
The other day, I caught sight of an eagle on the river bed, accidentally. I saw a raven take off from the rocks out of the corner of my eye. Ravens are a good indication of feeding activity at this time of… Read More ›
During the spawning season, as I have mentioned, the eagles spend their time eating and watching for more food. This fall, along with all the bears, they were later arriving. But once here, the show was on. Generally, they… 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 ›
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