Sunshine Coast, BC. This Great Blue Heron feeds in a brackish cove
Autumn Grizzly Momma
Sweet Summer Honeysuckle
Sunshine Coast, BC. This female Rufous Hummingbird feeds from one of the last honeysuckle flowers of the summer
Blue Great Blue
Sunshine Coast, BC. This Great Bluie Heron feeds in a secluded, shady cove on a brilliant blue summers day
Hudson Bay, MB.
Hudson Bay, MB. This Polar Bear was doing his best to conserve his energy while waiting for the sea ice to return.
As the Sun Rose
Chilcotins, BC. A young Grizzly Bear cub is coming down to the river to drink just as the early morning light is peeking over the hill.
Sunshine Coast, BC. This juvenile male Anna's Hummingbird has just a slight glimmer on his cheek of the magnificent iridescence to develop as he matures.
A Happy Song
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda. Researchers have recently discovered that Mountain Gorillas sing when they are eating their favourite foods. Here Kanyonyi was munching on some tasty fungus ... and perhaps humming his happy food song.
Schmok Lake, MB. This Barren-ground caribou bull pauses on a ridge during his fall migration south to escape the brutally cold northern winters
Winnipeg, MB. Canada Geese are often overlooked as they are so widespread but they are beautiful birds, they are loyal partners and devoted parents
Sunshine Coast, BC. I saw this bear one summers evening as s/he crossed a grassy field.
Johnstone Strait, BC. Pacific white-sided dolphins love to bow ride. While experts can't say for sure why they do it, anecdotal evidence suggests that its at least partly for fun
Johnstone Strait, BC. Pacific white-sided dolphins travel in pods that can sometimes include as many as 1,000 individuals
Little Guy, Big Voice
Sunshine Coast, BC. Pacific Chorus Frogs are tiny, just about the size of a thumbnail, but in the spring the males sing en masse to attract a mate creating one of the most wonderous sounds of spring
Sunshine Coast, BC. Canadian Tiger Swallowtails are found throughout Western Canada. They love nectar rich flowers like this otrange Helenium.
Sunshine Coast, BC. Raccoons are omnivorous and will feed on insects, worms, fish, amphibians, fruit, nuts and seeds. They are regular visitors to the cherry trees in our garden!
Early One Morning
Sunshine Coast, BC. This coyote was heading back to her/his den early one morning. To avoid humans many Coyotes are most active at dawn and dusk. This also gives them the best chance of finding rodents, their preferred prey.
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