Anne Elliott's photos with the 20 August 2016

Growing in the cracks

Growing in the cracks
I'm not sure if this plant is Bearberry/Kinnikinnik, but whatever it is, it looked so pretty growing out of the cracks between the rocks of the scree/talus slope at Rock Glacier, Kananaskis.

On 20 August 2016, I went with friend, Pam, for a long day out…
Added on November  6, 2016

Spruce Grouse, adult female

Spruce Grouse, adult female
About five weeks ago, on 20 August 2016, I went with friend, Pam, for a long day out in Kananaskis (the mountain area of the Rocky Mountains that is closest to Calgary). What a great day we had, seeing so many different things in such beautiful scenery.…
Added on September 28, 2016

A brief moment's rest

A brief moment's rest
On 20 August 2016, I was lucky enough to have the chance to try and photograph one of these absolutely adorable little creatures : ) After a while, I was beginning to despair of ever getting any decent shots at all. These tiny Pikas, also known as Rock…
Added on September  3, 2016

Young Spruce Grouse

Young Spruce Grouse
About two weeks ago, on 20 August 2016, I went with friend, Pam, for a long day out in Kananaskis (the mountain area of the Rocky Mountains that is closest to Calgary). What a great day we had, seeing so many different things in such beautiful scenery.…
Added on September  2, 2016

Looking beautiful

Looking beautiful
This White-tailed doe looked so beautiful in the early morning light. Seen on a recent day trip to Kananaskis.

A week ago, on 20 August 2016, I went with friend, Pam, for a long day out in Kananaskis (the mountain area of the Rocky Mountains that is clo…
Added on August 27, 2016

One of my favourite meadows

One of my favourite meadows
All three photos posted today were taken six days ago, on 20 August 2016, when I went with friend, Pam, for a long day out in Kananaskis (the mountain area of the Rocky Mountains that is closest to Calgary). What a great day we had, seeing so many differ…
Added on August 26, 2016

A gathering of female Bighorn Sheep

A gathering of female Bighorn Sheep
All three photos posted today were taken six days ago, on 20 August 2016, when I went with friend, Pam, for a long day out in Kananaskis (the mountain area of the Rocky Mountains that is closest to Calgary). What a great day we had, seeing so many differ…
Added on August 26, 2016

Northern Gentian

Northern Gentian
It was good to see quite a few Northern Gentian plants when we were at Rock Glacier. This plant, also called Felwort, is one of several native, wild Gentians that grow in Alberta.

"Felwort has been used as a tonic medicine since the 1st century AD. So…
Added on August 26, 2016

Young Spruce Grouse

Young Spruce Grouse
Wow, very few photos from my Contacts showing up today? Is it really that quiet on Flickr?

Of interest to local birders - AltaLink takes steps to protect birds in the Frank Lake area. The high concentration of power towers and wires is causing birds…
Added on August 25, 2016

Northern Willowherb / Epilobium ciliatum

Northern Willowherb / Epilobium ciliatum
Epilobium is a genus in the family Onagraceae, containing about 160-200 species of flowering plants with a worldwide distribution. I'm hoping I have the correct ID for this one. Epilobiums have many herbal uses. This plant was found at Buller's Pond in…
Added on August 25, 2016