Anne Elliott's photos with the Sturnella neglecta

Western Meadowlark

Western Meadowlark
Flickr problems again - so many photos are not appearing in groups or on other people's photostreams. Just white spaces.

Once again, a giant leap from the tropical rainforest of Trinidad to the latest Alberta snowfall that arrived this morning. Sigh ..…
Added on April 16, 2018

Western Meadowlark

Western Meadowlark
This is just one of the many Meadowlarks that friend, Pam, and I saw along the dusty back roads in Southern Alberta on 1 July 2017. Most of them flew as soon as they saw the car, but eventually, I managed to get a few shots of this beauty. We also saw s…
Added on August  1, 2017

Western Meadowlark

Western Meadowlark
Wow, "Western Montana rattled by strong earthquake (5.8, after midnight last night) felt as far north as Calgary." I hope there will be no aftershocks this weekend, as I will be much closer to it!

globalnews.ca/news/3578563/magnitude-5-8-earthquake-in-m…
Added on July  6, 2017

Western Meadowlark / Sturnella neglecta

Western Meadowlark / Sturnella neglecta
I got back home from my Trinidad & Tobago trip one month ago. Since my return, I have only had a couple of day trips and one walk and had several photos that I wanted to post, just to remind myself of where I went and a few of the things I saw. Decided…
Added on April 20, 2017

Western Meadowlark

Western Meadowlark
Two and a half weeks ago, on 2 May 2016, I was incredibly fortunate to be able to witness about 30 (?) Sharp-tailed Grouse, mainly male with just a handful of females, displaying at their "lek" or communal dancing ground. On this particular day, five of u…
Added on May 20, 2016

A prairie song

A prairie song
It is raining here in Calgary this morning, 12 May 2016. It also snowed in some parts of the city earlier - I didn't set my alarm clock, so it may have snowed a little in my area while I was still asleep. Nothing settled, anyway. Our temperature is 2C,…
Added on May 12, 2016

Singing its little heart out

Singing its little heart out
Five days ago, on 2 May 2016, I was incredibly fortunate to be able to witness about 30 (?) Sharp-tailed Grouse, mainly male with just a handful of females, displaying at their "lek" or communal dancing ground. On this particular day, five of us went to s…
Added on May  7, 2016

One of ten Meadowlarks seen yesterday

One of ten Meadowlarks seen yesterday
Yesterday, 2 May 2016, I was incredibly fortunate to be able to witness about 30 (?) of these Grouse, mainly male with just a handful of females, displaying at their "lek" or communal dancing ground. On this particular day, five of us went to see this. T…
Added on May  3, 2016

Western Meadowlark

Western Meadowlark
Yesterday, 25 April 2016, I was out for the day, SE of Calgary around Frank Lake. Finally, after so much glorious, summer-like spring weather, the weather changed for the worse and we had a cool (needed gloves), very overcast day with light drizzle some…
Added on April 25, 2016

Western Meadowlark

Western Meadowlark
On this day, 26 July 2015, 22 of us drove out to Marsland Basin, E of Calgary. This beautiful wetland belongs to our friend, Lyn, and her partner - they have a house and yard that overlooks the wetland. This was the second time that I had visited the ar…
Added on September  6, 2015