I took a drive to Lockport this morning to see how the ice was on the Red River at the locks today. Not much ice around there, but some Gulls, Geese, Crow and a Bald Eagle entertained me while I looked. First – a co-operative Gull posed for me – then a Crow flew overhead.… Continue reading The Birds at Lockport
I had most of the day on my own Wednesday, since Angie had to work. She gave me directions to a good place to walk so that was the plan. It was pretty wet, but not raining when I woke up, so I headed out after breakfast. Of course, it started to rain within a… Continue reading A Walk in the Rain
I am usually a fair-weather visitor to our zoo, but decided that it would be nice to see some of the critters out in the snow. After all, we have many critters that thrive in winter conditions and I hoped they wouldn’t all be sleeping as they often are in the summer. The temperature wasn’t… Continue reading Assiniboine Park Zoo – January
After leaving the Deer back at the reception area I wandered down one of the paths into the woods. I rounded a corner and saw more Deer at the bird hide (where they are bird feeders). There were about 5 or 6 of them, but these ones did not make it easy for me to… Continue reading A Break in the Cold Snap – continued
I like to have breakfast when I get up, but I didn’t bring anything with me to eat and the restaurant doesn’t open until 7:00 am. According to the weather forecast, the sunrise should be shortly after 8:00 am and at the speed I drive in the park, it would take about an hour to… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park November – Day 2
Oak Hammock Marsh is huge and the chances of finding a particular bird (or birds) is remote – but I headed out there this morning after breakfast to try to find and photograph the Tundra Swans.