Anne Elliott's photos with the SW of Calgary

Wilson's Snipe - from the archives

Wilson's Snipe - from the archives
No time to get out with my camera so, like I have been doing the last few days, I will add the description that I wrote under a previously posted photo, taken on the same day. The Wilson's Snipe is one of my favourite birds to see and photograph.

"Yeste…
Added on March 15, 2019

Great Gray Owl - from the archives

Great Gray Owl - from the archives
No time to get out with my camera so, like I have been doing the last few days, I will add the description that I wrote under a previously posted photo, taken on the same day.

"If I remember correctly, the last Great Gray Owl I saw was on 1 June 2016, s…
Added on March 15, 2019

Eastern Kingbird, from my archives

Eastern Kingbird, from my archives
A brief update on the Facebook issue: the photographer responsible for the posting has now deleted the post and all the angry, accusing comments left by people who changed the subject from road safety to people going out to photograph owls far too often,…
Added on March  4, 2019

Eastern Kingbird, SW of Calgary

Eastern Kingbird, SW of Calgary
After editing and posting so many scenic shots recently, I needed to post something different, to remind everyone (and myself!) that I do also take bird photos, even close ones. Amazingly, I was able to edit and post these 11 photos this evening in one g…
Added on January 18, 2019

Mountain Chickadee feeding on suet

Mountain Chickadee feeding on suet
Mountain Chickadees are birds that I so rarely get to see. We always seem to be in luck on this Bird Count, though.

All four photos posted this morning were taken on 27 December 2018, when I took part with seven others (in two vehicles) in the annual Au…
Added on December 31, 2018

Blue Jay / Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay / Cyanocitta cristata
Though we have Blue Jays in the city, I usually hear them rather than see them. Heavily overcast didn''t help with taking photos, but at least I got it.

All four photos posted this morning were taken on 27 December 2018, when I took part with seven othe…
Added on December 31, 2018

Evening Grosbeak male, Priddis Count

Evening Grosbeak male, Priddis Count
Yesterday, 22 December 2018, was the very first Priddis Christmas Bird Count. We unofficially tallied 28 different species, 520 individuals. Twenty participants turned out for this Count, which was great. The most impressive part, though, was that a 15…
Added on December 23, 2018

Happy Gobble Gobble weekend!

Happy Gobble Gobble weekend!
HAPPY THANKSGIVING weekend, everyone!

My daughter finally had a day free for us to get together on 23 September 2018. She suggested we could go to the Saskatoon Farm, a place we both love, for breakfast and a wander round the grounds with our cameras.…
Added on October  5, 2018

Fall colours near the Highwood River

Fall colours near the Highwood River
This photo was taken from the Saskatoon Farm, looking down into the valley of the Highwood River. The bands of fall colours made a beautiful sight.

My daughter finally had a day free for us to get together on 23 September 2018. She suggested we could g…
Added on October  5, 2018

Mushrooms galore

Mushrooms galore
My daughter finally had a day free for us to get together on 23 September 2018. She suggested we could go to the Saskatoon Farm, a place we both love, for breakfast and a wander round the grounds with our cameras. After that, we drove west to Granary Ro…
Added on October  5, 2018