Anne Elliott's photos with the birds

Yes, it's the American Dipper again

Yes, it's the American Dipper again
It is rarely that I get to see an American Dipper and especially this close, so I just wanted to add the somewhat better captures to my albums. Everyone found this encounter exciting, even more so as there were four of these birds hanging out together.…
Added on November  8, 2018

Harlequin Duck male

Harlequin Duck male
Taken at Focal Length (35mm format) - 2000 mm, but at least I got it : ) Not the best photo, but I rarely see a Harlequin Duck, so this was a happy sighting.

On 17 October 2018, I managed to get over to Carburn Park for a walk. Though I have seen a num…
Added on November  8, 2018

Licorice Allsorts (candy) eyes

Licorice Allsorts (candy) eyes
This morning, my appointment to get two cortisone injections in my knees has just been cancelled and rescheduled for Monday. With a temperature of -9C (windchill -13C), I wish that meant I didn't need to go out in the cold and clear the snow off my car.…
Added on November  7, 2018

Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl
To all my American friends - today is THE day. Make sure you get out and VOTE! Good luck. The world will be watching.

The temperature this morning, 6 November 2018, is -10C (windchill -14C) and it is snowing again. "SNOW and ICE create messy, SLICK d…
Added on November  6, 2018

American Dipper

American Dipper
I have just noticed our temperature this morning, 5 November 2018, -6C (windchill -13C) with a few snow flurries expected.

All five photos posted this morning were taken on 28 October 2018, when a group of 15 of us went S of the city on a birding trip to…
Added on November  5, 2018

American Dipper dipping

American Dipper dipping
All five photos posted this morning were taken on 28 October 2018, when a group of 15 of us went S of the city on a birding trip to one of my favourite areas. This included Chain Lakes and Pine Coulee Reservoir. I just love some of the landscape through…
Added on November  5, 2018

Tundra Swans

Tundra Swans
All five photos posted this morning were taken on 28 October 2018, when a group of 15 of us went S of the city on a birding trip to one of my favourite areas. This included Chain Lakes and Pine Coulee Reservoir. I just love some of the landscape through…
Added on November  5, 2018

American Dipper dipping

American Dipper dipping
This photo was taken on 28 October 2018. A group of 15 of us went S of the city on a birding trip to one of my favourite areas. This included Chain Lakes and Pine Coulee Reservoir. I just love some of the landscape through which we drove - barren, rugg…
Added on October 31, 2018

American Dipper / Cinclus mexicanus

American Dipper / Cinclus mexicanus
All three photos posted this morning were taken the day before yesterday, on 28 October 2018. A group of 15 of us went S of the city on a birding trip to one of my favourite areas. This included Chain Lakes and Pine Coulee Reservoir. I just love some o…
Added on October 30, 2018

American Dipper / Cinclus mexicanus

American Dipper / Cinclus mexicanus
All three photos posted this morning were taken yesterday, 28 October 2018. A group of 15 of us went S and SE of the city on a birding trip to one of my favourite areas. This included Chain Lakes and Pine Coulee Reservoir. I just love some of the lands…
Added on October 29, 2018