Anne Elliott's photos with the field

Day 5, wildflowers, King Ranch, Norias Division

Day 5, wildflowers, King Ranch, Norias Division
This was a really special full day, from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, on 23 March 2019, Day 5 of our 13-day birding holiday in South Texas. Before we left Calgary, we had booked a tour at the 825,000 acre King Ranch and we were greatly looking forward to it. The…
Added on May  1, 2019

Mountain Bluebird male / Sialia currucoides

Mountain Bluebird male / Sialia currucoides
This was our weather over the weekend of 27 and 28 April 2019, when Calgary was under a Winter Storm Warning:

"Hazardous winter conditions are expected. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility will be sudden…
Added on April 28, 2019

Tree Swallow male / Tachycineta bicolor

Tree Swallow male / Tachycineta bicolor
Thought I would add a few more recent photos taken locally, before I start sorting and editing Day 5 photos from our trip to South Texas.

On 18 April 2019, I had to move my car out of the parking lot between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm, so that the lot could b…
Added on April 28, 2019

Short-eared Owl / Asio flammeus

Short-eared Owl / Asio flammeus
Crazy, crazy weather! We have only just come out of an awful deep-freeze that lasted for many weeks. "The chance for some 20 degree weather extends across southern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan early next week including the city of Calgary, wher…
Added on March 17, 2019

Burrowing Owl, ENDANGERED - from the archives

Burrowing Owl, ENDANGERED - from the archives
Crazy, crazy weather! We have only just come out of an awful deep-freeze that lasted for many weeks. "The chance for some 20 degree weather extends across southern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan early next week including the city of Calgary, wher…
Added on March 16, 2019

Burrowing Owl, ENDANGERED - from the archives

Burrowing Owl, ENDANGERED - from the archives
Crazy, crazy weather! We have only just come out of an awful deep-freeze that lasted for many weeks. "The chance for some 20 degree weather extends across southern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan early next week including the city of Calgary, wher…
Added on March 16, 2019

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

Farm with sheep and a donkey

Farm with sheep and a donkey
No time to get out with my camera at the moment, so I have added another three photos from my archives. I am adding the description from a previously posted photo taken on the same day.

"Ran out of time and energy yesterday to choose and edit any photos…
Added on March 13, 2019

Short-eared Owl / Asio flammeus

Short-eared Owl / Asio flammeus
Did everyone remember to set their clocks forward an hour? I totally forgot - a good job I didn't have an appointment or something. This morning, too, I have had the Blue Screen of Death twice! Both times, I was on Facebook. Again hardly any photos be…
Added on March 10, 2019