Loon with wings open - side view

Taken on the same trip to the cottage as Common Loon (no.1), it was taken later in the evening, hence the golden light on the …

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Common Loon

Last summer I had the good fortune to be able to spend some time on Lac St. Pierre near Wakefield, Quebec. The lake is stunning …

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Snowy Egret looking directly at the camera

These birds are extremely common down in Florida, yet extremely difficult to photograph. The difficulty comes in achieving the subtle texture in the very smooth …

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Portrait capture of a Double-breasted Cormorant

An evil looking bird with some strange facts associated with it for those who are interested. Although it is classed as a seabird and spends …

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Capture of a White-breasted Nuthatch perching on a branch in the rain

I know, I know… Another White-breasted Nuthatch. However this one is different. Number 1, I think it might be the sharpest bird photograph I have …

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Close-up capture of a Black-capped Chickadee perching on a branch

While Chickadees are extremely common birds I find them extremely challenging to take good photos of. The first reason for this is due to my …

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White-breasted Nuthatch perching on a branch

The snow makes for a wonderful natural reflector. This capture of a White-breasted Nuthatch is helped by the fact that the light was being reflected …

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Close-up capture of a Great Crested Flycatcher perching on a branch

One of my first bird captures with my new camera, new 300mm lens and my new 1.5x tele-extender. I have to say I am pretty …

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Cedar Waxwing perching and eating red berries

I have only ever seen one small group of Cedar Waxwings up close. I got a number of shots of the group but this shot …

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Two Burrowing Owls sitting next to their burrow

I said all I want to really say about Burrowing Owls in my last post about them. They are tiny, endangered, live under ground and …

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