Anne Elliott's photos with the SW of Calgary

Tiny spider with a death wish

Tiny spider with a death wish
Yesterday afternoon, 13 July 2018, I watched as a tiny spider crawled up the breast of this motionless male Mountain Bluebird - and suddenly, goodbye spider!

How wonderful it feels to have a cooler morning! A short while ago, it was just 11C, now 15C ju…
Added on July 14, 2018

Purple Avens / Water Avens / Geum rivale

Purple Avens / Water Avens / Geum rivale
How wonderful it feels to have a cooler morning! A short while ago, it was just 11C, now 15C just before noon. Finally, I can get some cooler air inside my place. The last two days, I have had to go out in my car just to get the relief of air-condition…
Added on July 14, 2018

Coral Fungus

Coral Fungus
How wonderful it feels to have a cooler morning! A short while ago, it was just 11C, now 15C just before noon. Finally, I can get some cooler air inside my place. The last two days, I have had to go out in my car just to get the relief of air-condition…
Added on July 14, 2018

Swainson's Hawk take-off

Swainson's Hawk take-off
I am falling behind with editing and posting photos from several outings, not to mention still having almost two weeks' worth of photos to go through from our trip to Ontario and Quebec. Tonight, I decided to post a few shots from our annual Bluebird rou…
Added on June 30, 2018

Red-winged Blackbird male

Red-winged Blackbird male
A friend had invited me to go with her four days ago, on 7 June 2018, to have lunch at the Delta Hotel in Kananaskis Village, and it felt good to breathe the mountain air. Of course, when I do go on a rare trip to the mountains, I go in search of birds,…
Added on June 11, 2018

Black Tern

Black Tern
A friend had invited me to go with her four days ago, on 7 June 2018, to have lunch at the Delta Hotel in Kananaskis Village, and it felt good to breathe the mountain air. Of course, when I do go on a rare trip to the mountains, I go in search of birds,…
Added on June 11, 2018

Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird
What a SAD, SAD day it was yesterday, 8 June 2018! If you are familiar with Anthony Bourdain, chef, traveller, explorer, story-teller, a man who got on well with anyone, anywhere, no matter who they were, or where they come from, this was a very sad day,…
Added on June  9, 2018

Bluebird bling

Bluebird bling
What a SAD, SAD day! If you are familiar with Anthony Bourdain, chef, traveller, explorer, a man who got on well with anyone, anywhere, no matter who they were, or where they come from, this is a very sad day, hearing of his death, from suicide. I have…
Added on June  8, 2018

Wilson's Snipe

Wilson's Snipe
ALBERTA EMERGENCY ALERT, 27 May 2018:

calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/emergency-alert-issued-...

"An emergency alert has been issued for the Municipal District of Foothills due to a large wildfire in Kananaskis Country.

The alert issued by the distri…
Added on May 28, 2018

Beauty

Beauty
ALBERTA EMERGENCY ALERT, 27 May 2018:

calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/emergency-alert-issued-...

"An emergency alert has been issued for the Municipal District of Foothills due to a large wildfire in Kananaskis Country.

The alert issued by the distri…
Added on May 28, 2018