I was still at Lake Audy Dam at the end of the last post and was enjoying the scenery and the birds, when I saw something swimming off in the distance. It was actually more just the water moving that I saw. I zoomed in on it with my camera and was surprised to see a Beaver swimming in my direction. Until now, Beavers have avoided me on every visit and he was coming towards me.
He was very close to me and although I was as quiet as I could be, I am sure he knew I was there. But he was going about his business whether I was there or not. He swam back towards where I had first seen him and then I saw another Beaver in the area, but that one swam in the opposite direction and they both disappeared.
On the way out I saw a couple of Grebes in the water.
As you can see – they turned their backs to me.
While heading back to the Bison enclosure, I saw a Hawk up in a tree and I believe it is a Red-tail Hawk – possibly even the same one I saw the other day. They were both within the same general area, but a few kilometers away.
This time, I got to see his back instead of his front.
I went in the gate and took the one-way road towards the entrance. I have never seen Bison on this little road, unless I could also see them from the main road, but it isn’t unusual to see White-tail Deer here. I found the Deer.
I never tire of watching these beautiful animals.
In tomorrow’s blog, I continue my drive in the Bison enclosure, to see if I can find them. So far, this is the first time on this trip where they haven’t been right beside the road and easy to find.