Anne Elliott's photos with the Mountain Sheep

Bighorn Sheep mom and youngster

Bighorn Sheep mom and youngster
On 24 March 2018, I went with a group of about 20 fellow-birders for a day of birding west of the city. Not the greatest weather and there was not a huge variety of bird species. However, it was great to be out in beautiful mountain scenery. Places we…
Added on March 25, 2018

Bighorn Sheep, Waterton Lakes National Park

Bighorn Sheep, Waterton Lakes National Park
Late afternoon on 9 July 2017, I arrived back home from a wonderful three-day trip to Waterton Lakes National Park. I had just been on a one-day bus trip to this beautiful park on 24 June 2017, so felt very lucky to be returning for a longer stay so soon…
Added on July 12, 2017

Bighorn Sheep on Plateau Mountain, 2012

Bighorn Sheep on Plateau Mountain, 2012
This is a photo taken in 2012, not on our most recent trip, three days ago. On this particular day four years ago, I took a number of photos of the herd of Bighorn Sheep that live on Plateau Mountain. I posted one or two other photos closer to that time…
Added on October  1, 2016

Quite a typical view

Quite a typical view
This photo was taken the day before yesterday, on Saturday, 10 September 2016. This was the second day in a row that I did a long drive that I had never done myself, and had longed for years to be brave enough to do. On the Friday, I drove way down sout…
Added on September 12, 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

Bighorn Sheep - she's a beauty

Bighorn Sheep - she's a beauty
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 to fly into the wires and get killed.

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Added on August 24, 2016

Unexpected closeness

Unexpected closeness
(Note to self - I uploaded each of my 'daily three' images separately today, to see if it resulted in this photo being seen the way it should be seen - as my MAIN, last posted photo. I am not impressed, to say the least, that my photos are not seen in th…
Added on August 21, 2016

Mountain Sheep

Mountain Sheep
My friends, Cathy and Terry, and I, had left Calgary early morning on Wednesday, 14 May 2014, and I think it was around 12:15 a.m. midnight on Thursday, 15 May, that they dropped me off at home after two long, wonderful days in the Rocky Mountains, west o…
Added on February  3, 2015

Licking the salt

Licking the salt
Friends, Cathy and Terry, and I, had a great day out in the mountains on 19 August 2014. Our trip was part way along Highway 40 and then along the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Lakes Trail. The weather forecast was not good for this day, but we were so lucky that…
Added on August 22, 2014

Taking a good look

Taking a good look
My friends, Cathy and Terry, and I, had left Calgary early morning on Wednesday (14 May 2014) and I think it was around 12:15 a.m. midnight (Thursday, 15 May 2014), that they dropped me off at home after two long, wonderful days in the Rocky Mountains, we…
Added on July 14, 2014