Pelicans at Lockport

Pelicans are so much fun to watch. Sometimes they are a bit of a challenge to photograph, but I just keep snapping and usually end up with some fairly good photos. One thing I noticed today is the way they fish together. Each bird in the group dives at the same time and comes back… Continue reading Pelicans at Lockport

Parkade Cleaning Day

The apartment building where I leave has underground parking, so once a year we are ordered to remove our vehicles for the day for cleaning. There is very little street parking in the area and what little there is has a maximum time of 2 hours. So, I decided to head north and visit Grand… Continue reading Parkade Cleaning Day

A Couple of Hours at Lockport with Pelicans (and friends)

Yesterday looked like a nice day and I had nothing in my calendar – so I headed north to Lockport to see and photograph the Pelicans around the dam on the Red River. I pulled into the park on the east side of the river when I got there and walked over to see if… Continue reading A Couple of Hours at Lockport with Pelicans (and friends)

Pelicans

I wasn’t successful in finding Pelicans when I drove north to Lockport last week, but I headed up there again this morning – just in case they had arrived.  It was a bright sunny morning, with the temperatures heading up to the high teens again, but it was very windy once I got there. A… Continue reading Pelicans

A Drive to Lockport

This morning after breakfast, I decided to take a drive north to Lockport. According to Wikipedia, “Lockport is a small unincorporated community in Manitoba, Canada located just 28 km north of the city of Winnipeg.” A few years ago I managed to drive there when there were dozens of beautiful Pelicans around and I hope… Continue reading A Drive to Lockport

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 Drive to Lockport

Lockport is usually a summer drive, but I decided to go there yesterday.  Lockport Appliances is where I have bough all of my household appliances over the years. All my fridges, stoves, washers, dryers came from them.  They deliver to Winnipeg and will remove your old one.  One time they got to my house before… Continue reading A Drive to Lockport

Pelican Day 2013

I took the drive up north to Lockport for Pelican pictures and this year I was not disappointed.  Last year they had already left by the time I went there.  I didn’t get much of them flying and landing like I had a few years ago, but I’m happy with many of the pictures.  🙂… Continue reading Pelican Day 2013

Something Different

By something different, I mean we didn’t walk along the Red River today.  🙂  It is cold (3C and feels like -2C) and drizzling and windy but we went to Birds Hill Park – just north of the city in the hopes of finding deer.  Also, yesterday afternoon, we drove back to Lockport in case… Continue reading Something Different

Lockport and Raking

Lets see if you figured out what I was going to do when even I didn’t know what I was going to do  🙂 First, Chester and I went to Lockport, but we found absolutely no Pelicans.  😦  We did have a nice walk along the Red River while there though and we did see… Continue reading Lockport and Raking