Photographing a heron and Waxwings

So the Great Blue Heron is back in all his glory. He was around briefly over winter but his beautiful blue had gone a dull brown. Now that we're in Spring he'll be on the lookout for a mate and his colours are a big part of his attraction. Spotted this guy yesterday on our… Continue reading Photographing a heron and Waxwings

Spring Forward

It doesn't seem any time since we were watching the leaves change in Fall and now we're coming out of Winter and seeing the approach of Spring. It's not been a bad winter this year but it's good to see signs of life returning to the creek trail. The Cardinals and Chickadees don't go anywhere… Continue reading Spring Forward

There’s still life in the old creek yet

These days we've been walking the creek and around the local lake every day and been rewarded with almost daily views of the heron I posted last week. I don't take pictures of him every time, I don't want him to get nervous and move away from his spot, but now and again I can't… Continue reading There’s still life in the old creek yet

Mist it

This morning Henry and I were lucky enough to see a coyote on our walk. We were also lucky enough to be sufficiently far away that it didn’t consider us either a threat or prey. Unfortunately this meant that as I had only my phone I wasn’t able to get his picture. Lesson learned. So… Continue reading Mist it

Winter morning

Back to the Walking with Henry series this morning, with two images. Both were taken on the Creek trail leading up to Loafers Lake. This lone tree is always striking, but more so now that the leaves have gone and you can see the structure. The second photo is one of my favourite spots on… Continue reading Winter morning