Fort Whyte Alive this Morning

Plenty of birds are arriving here in Manitoba after vacationing in the south over the winter. It is interesting to watch as they arrive here – some will stay for the summer and and some will head further north. I’ll be keeping my eye on the Bald Eagle nest, but not sure how much I’ll… Continue reading Fort Whyte Alive this Morning

June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 4

When I left us in yesterday’s blog, I had checked into the hotel, met the horses in the corral. Then, I checked in on Facebook and posted a few pictures before getting ready to head back out for the late afternoon/evening drive. First stop was the Wishing Well, where I saw these White Suckers spawning. … Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 4

I Went Birding

Birds are fascinating.  I look at them and try to take pictures of them all the time – but ask me what I saw, I am am often not quite sure.  I usually know what type of bird it was, but trying to narrow down to the particular bird is very hard to do. I… Continue reading I Went Birding

Life Returns to the Red River

Chester and I found lots of birds on our walk to the Red River this morning.   🙂  It is so nice to see them back after our very long winter (which still hasn’t left). Just in our short walk, we saw Gulls, Canada Geese, Mallard Ducks, Cormorants and Grebes.  We also saw more water and… Continue reading Life Returns to the Red River

A Ducky Day

It was 10C when Chester and I headed out for our walk along the Red River this morning.   It was cloudy and humid and there is rain and thunderstorms in the forecast for this afternoon and evening.  It wouldn’t surprise me if the rain got started this morning. I was still across the street from… Continue reading A Ducky Day