Turkey Vulture

I'm not really a "birder", but this guy certainly caught my attention one afternoon while photographing Alberta's abandoned buildings. He is a Turkey Vulture - rare enough that I'd presumed they didn't nest in my province. Also rare enough that Alberta Fish & Wildlife wants residents of the province to report sightings of them. I have to admit that he gave me the willies. Birds generally fly … [Read more...]

Shortcut

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Playing Peek-a-Boo With Bambi

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Standing at the Ready

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Busy Edmontonian Beavers

My son's grade four class went on a hike to Wedgewood Ravine - just a ten minute bike ride from our house that I was completely unaware of. On their little trek, Christopher's class learned that the ravine was home to a family of beavers, so he was eager to show me. We rode our bikes there on Father's Day and were able to get very up close and personal with three beavers. What a great adventure to … [Read more...]

Nesting Time

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