Anne Elliott's photos with the metal

Old house next to metal silo

Old house next to metal silo
This photo was taken on a trip to Pine Coulee Reservoir a week ago, on 12 November 2017. A group of eight of us went S and SE of the city on a birding trip to one of my favourite areas. This included Pine Coulee Reservoir, Clear Lake and the Twin Valley…
Added on November 19, 2017

The joys of an old farmyard

The joys of an old farmyard
This photo was taken on 30 October 2017. I spent the day driving mostly roads that I had been along before (a round trip of 230 km). I still find a few roads so confusing! My destination was partly to check on two old barns that I had only seen and pho…
Added on November  8, 2017

Kinetic sculpture by Katie Ohe, at KOAC

Kinetic sculpture by Katie Ohe, at KOAC
This photo was taken two days ago, on 27 October 2017. It was a day filled with interest and enjoyment, and the morning was so different from the afternoon. It felt a day well spent. The morning was spent on a preliminary bio-blitz at the KOAC Art Cent…
Added on October 29, 2017

Evening Grosbeak female

Evening Grosbeak female
On 20 May 2017, part of the morning was spent with friends at our mutual friend, Barb's, acreage, SW of Calgary, enjoying the variety of birds that visit her property. Thanks so much, Barb, as always, for letting us visit you. Such a joy to see birds li…
Added on October 25, 2017

Chains

Chains
My daughter and I had a such a great day on 5 September 2017. She had a free day, so we decided to drive north-east of the city and visit the Pioneer Acres Museum. The day started off with seeing three perched Swainson's Hawks, which were a bonus. We h…
Added on October 23, 2017

Rust patterns

Rust patterns
My daughter and I had a such a great day on 5 September 2017. She had a free day, so we decided to drive north-east of the city and visit the Pioneer Acres Museum. The day started off with seeing three perched Swainson's Hawks, which were a bonus. We h…
Added on October 19, 2017

Ring-billed Gull / Larus delawarensis

Ring-billed Gull / Larus delawarensis
This common Ring-billed Gull was perhaps the 'highlight' from a day trip yesterday : ) Several birding friends and I went east of the city and, though a fair number of species were spotted, they were all extremely distant, except for Gulls at Chestermere…
Added on October 15, 2017

I'm tiny - and BLUE

I'm tiny - and BLUE
I think this was my favourite bird to see during our five day stay at the Asa Wright Nature Centre, on the island of Trinidad (off the coast of Venezuela). I had seen photos of them before six friends and I went on this adventure, and I was hoping so muc…
Added on October  4, 2017

Rumely Oil Pull Tractor, Pioneer Acres, Alberta

Rumely Oil Pull Tractor, Pioneer Acres, Alberta
"The Rumely Oil Pull was a line of farm tractors developed by Advance-Rumely Company from 1910 to 1930. Most were very large tractors powered by kerosene-burning engines. The engine was designed to burn all kerosene grades at any load.

Meinrad Rumely emi…
Added on September 15, 2017

Four in a row

Four in a row
What a day, 11 September 2017! Watching all the TV footage of the devastation in south-east U.S. from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, remembering that today is 9/11 which was such an horrendous day, and now learning that one of the British Columbia wildfires…
Added on September 11, 2017