Anne Elliott's photos with the Alberta

Common Nighthawk / Chordeiles minor

Common Nighthawk / Chordeiles minor
Woke up an hour before my alarm clocks went off, after just three hours' sleep, so thought I would quickly add one photo. Just checked the weather forecast for today - a high of -2C (windchill -8C), wind 37km/hr with gusts of 52 km/hr, and snowing. Do I…
Added on November 10, 2018

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

A view from Chain Lakes

A view from Chain Lakes
Three of the photos posted this morning were taken on 28 October 2018, when a group of 15 of us went south 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…
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

On the way to Chain Lakes

On the way to Chain Lakes
Three of the photos posted this morning were taken on 28 October 2018, when a group of 15 of us went south 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…
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

Pet 'rescue' Ferret

Pet 'rescue' Ferret
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

Rural decay down south

Rural decay down south
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

A pet 'rescue' Ferret

A pet 'rescue' Ferret
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