Bugaboo Provincial Park, BC. Canada. The Bunchberry (Cornus Canadensis) is the world's fastest plant. It's pollen is catapulted into the air by spring loaded stamens at 2400 times the force of gravity. It can travel up to 8 inches away, even further with even a slight breeze.
Revelstoke, BC, Canada. Male Four-spotted skimmer dragonflies are very territorial and will choose a prominent perch in their territory to watch for intruders.
Creston Valley, BC, Canada. Savannah Sparrows are territorial and this male was sitting on a fence singing to claim his corner of the field.
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Creston Valley, BC, Canada. These Cliff Swallows are collecting riverbank mud in their beaks to use for nest building.
Creston Valley, BC, Canada. This male Double-crested Cormorant was doing his best to impress a female. But she flew off leaving him lookiong a little forlorn on this dead tree
Creston Valley, BC, Canada. This male Tree Swallow is watching hopefully while his mate inspects the nestbox he has selected.
Columbian Ground Squirrel
Manning Park, BC, Canada. Ground Squirrels hibernate for 7 or 8 months a year, spending a short, fast, furious summer breeding and eating
Kootenays, BC. During breeding season, Bald Eagles maintain territoris=es so this eagle most likely uses this perch almost every day.
New Denver, BC
Cedar trunk roots
Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, Shushwap, BC.
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