Anne Elliott's photos with the Snipe

Balancing act

Balancing act
Today is going to be a very, very long, tiring day and I have such an early start. So, I am posting just the one image today.

Sometimes, when I see a Wilson's Snipe, the bird is standing on two legs, but more often than not, it is balanced carefully on…
Added on June 24, 2017

Wilson's Snipe / Gallinago delicata

Wilson's Snipe / Gallinago delicata
When I've had no luck finding the birds that I set out to hopefully find, I know I can usually rely on Mr and/or Mrs. Snipe to be standing on a fence post. These are one of my favourite birds to photograph. This one was seen yesterday evening, 15 June 2…
Added on June 16, 2017

Wilson's Snipe

Wilson's Snipe
Late yesterday afternoon, 5 May 2017, I dragged myself away from my computer and went for just a short drive SW of the city. The weather forecast was for sun and cloud, but it was far too cloudy for good light. I was hoping to see Mountain Bluebirds, bu…
Added on May  6, 2017

Standing in sunshine

Standing in sunshine
First of all, has anyone heard anything from, or about, our amazing Flickr friend, Snowinglightly? Today is the 14th day since she suddenly stopped commenting here on Flickr, For years, she has been such a loyal friend, leaving such long, thoughtful and…
Added on November  6, 2016

The poser - Wilson's Snipe

The poser - Wilson's Snipe
It was the annual May Species Count on the weekend of 28 and 29 May 2016. My group's Saturday Count was down in Fish Creek Provincial Park at Votier's Flats and Shaw's Meadow. On the Sunday, our usual small group (six of us in two cars) covered an area…
Added on October 22, 2016

The one-legged stance

The one-legged stance
It was the annual May Species Count on the weekend of 28 and 29 May 2016. My group's Saturday Count was down in Fish Creek Provincial Park at Votier's Flats and Shaw's Meadow. On the Sunday, our usual small group (six of us in two cars) covered an area…
Added on September  1, 2016

Reaching those faraway feathers

Reaching those faraway feathers
NOTE on Saturday, 13 August 2016, 6:00 am: there is a problem with uploading photos to Flickr, using the old and the new Uploader, so no new images today.

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Added on August 12, 2016

A favourite bird to photograph

A favourite bird to photograph
On 27 June 2016, I made my usual drive SW of the city, mainly to check on the last pair of Mountain Bluebirds that I have been watching. The previous pair had already disappeared from their nest box after their babies had all fledged. I missed this, as…
Added on August  5, 2016

I like the post as much as the bird

I like the post as much as the bird
Yesterday, 27 June 2016, I made my usual drive SW of the city, mainly to check on the last pair of Mountain Bluebirds that I have been watching. The previous pair had already disappeared from their nest box after their babies had all fledged. I missed t…
Added on June 28, 2016

Just a little stretch

Just a little stretch
This photo was taken on 15 June 2016, when I went for a short drive SW of the city. I really do need to go to a few different areas, to see different bird species, but my most recent drives have been mainly to check on three different pairs of Mountain B…
Added on June 25, 2016