Anne Elliott's photos with the K-Country

Heading into the mountains

Heading into the mountains
HAPPY snowy CANADIAN THANKSGIVING!

After a couple of fairly sunny days, we are back to another snowfall this morning, 8 October 2018. Our first major snowstorm blew in at the beginning of October and now here comes the second one. I wonder if we will e…
Added on October  8, 2018

Our majestic mountains

Our majestic mountains
This morning, 3 October 2018, I woke up to blue sky and glorious sunshine - and a temperature of -6C and many inches of snow! Calgary was hit with a huge snowfall yesterday, which continued overnight. It caused chaos in the city and endless accidents.…
Added on October  3, 2018

American Pika - such a cutie

American Pika - such a cutie
Fall began just 10 days ago but "winter" arrived this morning, 2 October! Maybe five or six inches of the white stuff so far. I have an appointment this afternoon to go and get my snow tires put on - the snow beat me by just a few hours. Our temperatur…
Added on October  2, 2018

Thirsty Bighorn Sheep

Thirsty Bighorn Sheep
Tomorrow, 31 August 2018, I plan to join friends out west of the city. Thought I would post tomorrow's photos tonight, so that I am not in such a rush early in the morning. Today, I spent time watching the first memorial service, in Arizona, for Senator…
Added on August 31, 2018

Beginning to look like fall

Beginning to look like fall
Tomorrow, 31 August 2018, I plan to join friends out west of the city. Thought I would post tomorrow's photos tonight, so that I am not in such a rush early in the morning. Not sure why this image came out a bit blurry, but it did.

Two days ago, on 28…
Added on August 31, 2018

Columbian Ground Squirrel / Urocitellus columbianus

Columbian Ground Squirrel / Urocitellus columbianus
The day before yesterday, 28 August 2018, I did another long drive, this time SW of the city into the mountains. This is a second area that I try to do on my own each year now, to make sure that I don't lose confidence to do the drive. Luckily, I saw a…
Added on August 30, 2018

Sedge

Sedge
I have done so little botany the last few years, and I have forgotten so much. Could it be Carex filifolia / Threadleaf Sedge or maybe Carex pensylvanica / Sun-loving Sedge?

This photo of a pretty little Sedge (macro shot) was taken on 7 June 2017, when…
Added on April  8, 2018

When the land turns white

When the land turns white
There seems to be so little activity on Flickr this morning. Hardly surprising with the website still in such a mess. Bad Pandas and almost every single thing not working properly or at all. Makes me wonder if Flickr is about to make yet another huge c…
Added on December 16, 2017

Dazzling sunlight on distant peaks

Dazzling sunlight on distant peaks
A friend invited me to go with him to search for White-tailed Ptarmigan eight days ago, on 27 November 2017, with plans to meet four other mutual friends out there. What a great day we had, with amazing scenery, beautiful weather until we got into the mo…
Added on December  5, 2017

The beauty of erosion

The beauty of erosion
I knew that this trip was probably going to be my last or last but one chance to take some fall photos, so, on 29 September 2017, I drove all day long through Kananaskis country. The next two days were a weekend, and I thought there would be a lot more p…
Added on November 22, 2017