Anne Elliott's photos with the Lumix

Pink (African?) Daisies

Pink (African?) Daisies
On 6 September 2018, it turned out to be a much longer day than I had planned! In the very early hours of the morning, I happened to check the weather forecast just out of interest, and saw that rain is expected on about six of the coming days (if it act…
Added on September 17, 2018

Butterfly on Joe Pye Weed

Butterfly on Joe Pye Weed
Not sure if this is a Western White or a Checkered White, or something else.

"As the story goes, there once was an Indian medicine man named Joe Pye who used concoctions from a wild plant found growing in the nearby woods to cure typhoid fever. His brew…
Added on September 16, 2018

Common Nighthawk / Chordeiles minor - threatened species

Common Nighthawk / Chordeiles minor - threatened species
On 21 August 2018, it turned out to be such a great day, with some much-appreciated sightings. I must have spent about 8 or 9 hours driving and almost every inch of my body ached like crazy at the end of it. Now, each summer, I try and do two or three l…
Added on September 15, 2018

Sleepy Barn Owl

Sleepy Barn Owl
To me, these owls always look as if their face has been sewn up, right down the centre. Such strange looking birds.

This particular Barn Owl resides at the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre in Coaldale, southern Alberta. We do not get Barn Owls in the wild…
Added on September 15, 2018

Globe Thistle / Echinops ritro

Globe Thistle / Echinops ritro
The five photos posted this morning were all taken yesterday, 11 September 2018. Our botany season has come to an end and so our main Naturalist had a group of us visit his amazing garden and a walk to look at wild and garden plants in his neighbourhood.…
Added on September 12, 2018

The painted cow - "Some enchanted evening"

The painted cow - "Some enchanted evening"
The five photos posted this morning were all taken yesterday, 11 September 2018. Our botany season has come to an end and so our main Naturalist had a group of us visit his amazing garden and a walk to look at wild and garden plants in his neighbourhood.…
Added on September 12, 2018

I LOVE owls - in case you didn't know : )

I LOVE owls - in case you didn't know : )
On the spur of the moment tonight, I decided that I might just try and get up early tomorrow morning and go for a drive. The smoke from the British Columbia wildfires hasn't been hanging around the last few days, so I really should make the most of a cle…
Added on September  6, 2018

Me and my dad

Me and my dad
On the spur of the moment tonight, I decided that I might just try and get up early tomorrow morning and go for a drive. The smoke from the British Columbia wildfires hasn't been hanging around the last few days, so I really should make the most of a cle…
Added on September  6, 2018

Common Nighthawk / Chordeiles minor - threatened species

Common Nighthawk / Chordeiles minor - threatened species
On 21 August 2018, it turned out to be such a great day, with some much-appreciated sightings. I must have spent about 8 or 9 hours driving and almost every inch of my body ached like crazy at the end of it. Now, each summer, I try and do two or three l…
Added on September  5, 2018

Onnia triquetra (??) and Blue Stain

Onnia triquetra (??) and Blue Stain
I needed to edit this photo to send to our fungi leader - thought I would add it here. It was only when I got home and downloaded my photos from a fungi foray that I noticed the Blue Stain on the log. While we were walking in that very spot, we were tal…
Added on September  5, 2018