Ducks at Fort Whyte Alive

Yesterday, I showed you the Pelicans at Fort Whyte Alive and today it is time for some ducks. It was a beautiful morning for a stroll and most of the critters were fairly co-operative.  More to come tomorrow.

A Little Walk

Yesterday, I had absolutely nothing scheduled except for laundry, so after the laundry was done, I went for a walk along the Seine River.  I just brought my little camera that does’t have a lot of zoom, since it fits into my pocket. First thing I found was on a tree trunk just behind my… Continue reading A Little Walk

A Couple of Hours at Fort Whyte Alive – part 2

Trips to Fort Whyte Alive are always nice.  It is on the outskirts of Winnipeg, but you feel immersed right in nature.  There are lakes, ponds or puddles, pastures, bush, a treehouse, bird feeding stations and a lot of birds and other critters.  It is a great place to just get away without actually leaving… Continue reading A Couple of Hours at Fort Whyte Alive – part 2

Goslings!!! and a Duck

I have seen reports of goslings at both the Assiniboine Park Zoo and at Fort Whyte Alive, but I haven’t seen any of those ones.  This morning though I saw my first goslings of the year! It is an absolutely beautiful morning after a full day of rain yesterday.  The sun is shining and everything… Continue reading Goslings!!! and a Duck

Wood Ducks and a Surprise in the School Grounds

I don’t know if this is the same Wood Duck family that Chester and I saw several days ago on the Red River, or not.  If it is the same family, it looks like 3 ducklings are missing but  they are sure growing.  Maybe the others were still foraging on the ground and I just… Continue reading Wood Ducks and a Surprise in the School Grounds

Wood Ducks

We’re having a beautiful morning here.  The sun is shining, the temperature is 21C and there is a slight breeze.  Chester and I watched a Wood Duck and her 7 ducklings swimming on the Red River.  They stayed nicely in line, so I could get them all in my pictures.