An hour in the English Gardens

On a Facebook page for Manitoba Birds, I have seen so many people getting amazing photos of the beautiful little Hummingbirds that come here for the summers. I haven’t had any luck over the years, at getting decent photos of these adorable and very quick little birds. Many years ago, my Dad took a lot… Continue reading An hour in the English Gardens

It is Time for Macy & Teddy

I’ve spent time with Macy before, but I just met Teddy a few days before their Mom left on vacation. Their Mom and I have been friends for many years. They are both adorable and I am having lots of fun hanging out with them. We go for 2 or 3 walks every day (even… Continue reading It is Time for Macy & Teddy

Hanging out with Maximus and Finnegan

You may remember Finnegan from last year when I looked after her and her older sister Neko. Neko has since passed and Finnegan is the only cat in the house now, but she has always been best friends with her large dog friend Maximus who was at doggie day care last time. This time he… Continue reading Hanging out with Maximus and Finnegan

Chimney Swifts in My Neighbourhood

I love birds, but until recently Chimney Swifts were unknown to me. Last year the Assiniboine Park Zoo, added a chimney on their property that had been used by Chimney Swifts, but I think the building it was on was being demolished. This chimney is not at an easy to see location, and I would… Continue reading Chimney Swifts in My Neighbourhood

A Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

Right after Christmas, I purchased a new coat during the boxing day sales.  It is much warmer than anything I have had before and would come in handy while volunteering at the zoo and walking at Fort Whyte Alive.  The weather was warmer than usual during this time, so I didn’t wear it until today… Continue reading A Walk at Fort Whyte Alive

Beautiful Winter day at Oak Hammock Marsh

Friday was a bright & sunny morning with temperatures around the 0C mark.  I couldn’t let a day like this go by without getting out and taking some pictures and since I haven’t been to Oak Hammock Marsh for awhile, that is where I headed. I got there just before noon and decided to have… Continue reading Beautiful Winter day at Oak Hammock Marsh

Photo Shoot with St. Peanut

I haven’t featured St. Peanut here in ages, since I don’t feed the birds in the summer when natural food is abundant. My little feeder has been out for a couple of weeks now and I’ve got several Chickadees visiting so I sat at the window for just a few minutes and ended up with… Continue reading Photo Shoot with St. Peanut