Anne Elliott's photos with the telemacro

Wilson's Snipe, having a stretch

Wilson's Snipe, having a stretch
Yesterday evening, 27 June 2019, I was out at a birding meeting. As well as being a chance to get together with friends, it was also a surprise celebration for the 90th birthday of the wife of our main Naturalist. Everyone loves Aileen - a very smart la…
Added on June 28, 2019

Wilson's Snipe / Gallinago delicata

Wilson's Snipe / Gallinago delicata
Well, 24 hours ago, I was so relieved that I was all caught up with my recent photos, leaving me with just the last few days of our 13-day birding trip to South Texas to sort through, edit and post. Then, yesterday, I happened to check the weather foreca…
Added on June  6, 2019

Day 6, Green Jay / Cyanocorax yncas, southern Texas

Day 6, Green Jay / Cyanocorax yncas, southern Texas
Yesterday evening, 31 March 2019, four friends and I arrived back in Calgary after an amazing 13-day birding trip to southern Texas! This morning, I grabbed four photos to give an idea of what kinds of things we saw - four of my better photos, I should a…
Added on April  1, 2019

Eastern Kingbird, from my archives

Eastern Kingbird, from my archives
A brief update on the Facebook issue: the photographer responsible for the posting has now deleted the post and all the angry, accusing comments left by people who changed the subject from road safety to people going out to photograph owls far too often,…
Added on March  4, 2019

Day 11 FINISHED, catkins, Tadoussac

Day 11 FINISHED, catkins, Tadoussac
AND DAY 11 IS FINISHED! One more day of this wonderful trip to Ontario and Quebec to go. These catkins were taken on a late afternoon, local walk in Tadoussac, after our amazing trip in a tiny boat to the Brandy Pot Islands.

Day 12 will have photos of…
Added on February 18, 2019

Eastern Kingbird, SW of Calgary

Eastern Kingbird, SW of Calgary
After editing and posting so many scenic shots recently, I needed to post something different, to remind everyone (and myself!) that I do also take bird photos, even close ones. Amazingly, I was able to edit and post these 11 photos this evening in one g…
Added on January 18, 2019

Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Kingbird
What a SAD, SAD day it was yesterday, 8 June 2018! If you are familiar with Anthony Bourdain, chef, traveller, explorer, story-teller, a man who got on well with anyone, anywhere, no matter who they were, or where they come from, this was a very sad day,…
Added on June  9, 2018

Killdeer nest

Killdeer nest
ALBERTA EMERGENCY ALERT, 27 May 2018:

calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/emergency-alert-issued-...

"An emergency alert has been issued for the Municipal District of Foothills due to a large wildfire in Kananaskis Country.

The alert issued by the distri…
Added on May 28, 2018

Purple Honeycreeper, Trinidad

Purple Honeycreeper, Trinidad
I wasn't going to edit and post any photos this morning, as there are things that I have to get done on a deadline, and it will take me many hours to do. Changed my mind this morning, as I wanted to post a couple of photos taken yesterday, 10 April 2018,…
Added on April 11, 2018

Evening Grosbeak male

Evening Grosbeak male
I'm not sure how I managed to get such a close photo of this very handsome male Evening Grosbeak, lol! Happy, though, that I came across this photo that I hadn't posted before. Taken SW of the city, on 28 May 2017.

What a great day our group of four pe…
Added on April  5, 2018