The Birds at Lockport

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

A Walk in the Rain

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

Assiniboine Park Zoo – January

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

A Break in the Cold Snap – continued

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

Assiniboine Park Zoo – April 2015

I picked up an annual membership to the Assiniboine Park Zoo so will be putting up highlights of many of the visits.  I love the critters there and the zoo gives me a place to walk and enjoy the outdoors, so I will likely go there often especially during the summer months. The bears were… Continue reading Assiniboine Park Zoo – April 2015

Bunch of Stuff

The wild birds are starting to head south or at least flock together before heading south.  I am seeing flocks of geese everywhere.  I have also recently seen several Cormorants, a couple of Bald Eagles, a Kingfisher and unfortunately Robin sightings are slim now.  The Kingfisher in the city was a first for me.  No… Continue reading Bunch of Stuff