Anne Elliott's photos with the NW of Cochrane

There WAS a fence between us

There WAS a fence between us
Gentle or aggressive? It seems to depend on which website one is searching. Wikipedia (below) says Longhorns are gentle, but last night I read that they are aggressive. Standing there on the road, I know I felt glad that there was a fence between them…
Added on June 18, 2016

Spotted Coralroot / Corallorhiza maculata

Spotted Coralroot / Corallorhiza maculata
All three photos posted this morning, 18 June 2016, were taken yesterday, when i was out on a hike for the day, NW of Calgary, in the Benchlands area. The walk was in the Meadow Creek area, Ghost River Watershed, and our leaders were Heinz Unger (from Be…
Added on June 18, 2016

Meadow Creek area, Benchlands

Meadow Creek area, Benchlands
All three photos posted this morning, 18 June 2016, were taken yesterday, when i was out on a hike for the day, NW of Calgary, in the Benchlands area. The walk was in the Meadow Creek area, Ghost River Watershed, and our leaders were Heinz Unger (from Be…
Added on June 18, 2016

Mountain view on an owl-less day

Mountain view on an owl-less day
This was one of maybe a dozen photos I took yesterday, 12 March 2016, when I drove NW of the city. My hope was to see a Great Gray Owl, but this day, I was totally out of luck. DIdn't see anything else to photograph, except a very distant Shrike and tho…
Added on March 13, 2016

And they call this winter (in Alberta)?

And they call this winter (in Alberta)?
This photo was taken yesterday, 5 March 2016, when I drove NW of Calgary again. The previous time, two days earlier, had proven to be a complete wash-out as far as finding any owls and I came home with just a few shots of a beautiful little country churc…
Added on March  6, 2016

A Swallowtail's tails

A Swallowtail's tails
Five days ago, on 5 July 2014, I decided at the last minute that I just couldn't take being in an "oven" any more. The hot, sunny weather we are having at the moment turns my house into an oven (no air-conditioning) and then tends to stay that way for ma…
Added on July 10, 2014

Good friends

Good friends
Two days ago, on 5 July 2014, I decided at the last minute that I just couldn't take being in an "oven" any more. Not complaining about the hot, sunny weather we are having at the moment, but my house turns into an oven and then tends to stay that way fo…
Added on July  7, 2014

Indian Paintbrush

Indian Paintbrush
I love to see Indian Paintbrush - so many different colours and I'm never sure which is my favourite. These deep pink ones were growing near the edge of a backroad NW of Calgary, mixed in with others that were peach coloured, green or yellow. I always t…
Added on July  7, 2014

Love those ears

Love those ears
This beautiful Deer looked up at me for a moment, before continuing to browse. I pulled over in my car and just couldn't resist the sight of this beautiful animal with its huge ears. The lighting wasn't the best, but I just liked those ears.

Two days a…
Added on July  7, 2014

Balance is a fine art

Balance is a fine art
Flickr has still not fixed the problem of Contacts' photos not showing up on the My Contacts page. This is the second day in a row now, so hopefully it will be fixed - and soon!

From the archives! This Northern Hawk Owlet was the cutest little thing.…
Added on April 10, 2014