Wildlife Blog

Illuminating the ENERGY and ESSENCE of Wild Animals
The coast of BC brings me back to my birding roots

The coast of BC brings me back to my birding roots

I thought my jacket was water proof, but the moisture leaching through the layers of nylon and cotton proved me wrong.  My neck hurt from craning my head into unnatural positions, examining the full expanse of every tree, hoping the network of lichen-tinged branches...

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My top ten wildlife encounters of 2017

My top ten wildlife encounters of 2017

I was among a semi-circle of four photographers, laying flat, belly-down on the icy ground, heads awkwardly propped in front of our cameras, lenses aimed towards an opening in the water. If any of the people on the nearby path questioned our sanity, they were kind...

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Amusing animal antics: tree swallow domestic dispute

Amusing animal antics: tree swallow domestic dispute

Hilarious Winners of the First Annual ‘Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards’ - recently a couple of friends shared this gallery with me on Facebook. I have seen many of the winning images before and they never fail to make me laugh.  This time, however, the hilarious...

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My Waterton Spirit Bear

My Waterton Spirit Bear

'What's that white thing?' my dad asked as we rounded the corner on the narrow mountain road. 'That's my bear!!!!,' I exclaimed. 'You're kidding!?,' my dad responded. I wasn't kidding. My dad was amazed - I had just told him about seeing her in a similar area as a...

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