Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The Illusive Pileated Wood Pecker...

I have been trying unsuccessfully for over 4 years to get a shot of one of these fellows, and today was the day, taken with my 100-400mm lens, handheld, didn't even take the time to set up my tripod as I didn't want to miss a shot, so pleased !!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

River Open...

Lafleur bridge over Mattagami River in Timmins, OnThe Mattagami River bridge, Timmins, On

View from the bridge above, looking south...

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Another gorgeous March Day...Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone !!

Took some tasty snacks out for the birds today, but not a bird in sight, so Missy Squirrel got to enjoy the bounty !

Love the little tongue in this one !!

Is that all there is?? ha !!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

An early Spring is in the Air...

Another horse in and around Town... This friendly fellow, lives across the street, from the horse, sauntered over to see what I was doing, looks like he is smiling at me !!
Here it is...buds are budding !!!

Pussy willows are 'willowing' !!! :)

Monday, March 15, 2010

A few today .....

Another absolutely beautiful day in Northern Ontario, got out there and shot a few..
Love the reflection on this one, the river was perfectly still.. Cattails...
and more...

Sunday, March 14, 2010

A few more from yesterday ...

Anxious for its 'Spring Spurt'...The road is starting to show on the road to camp..thats a good sign..
A moss covered stump..

Spring is on its way..

Saturday, March 13, 2010

An awesome day in March...

Took a walk into our camp today, it is 14 degrees above zero and absolutely beautiful out..
Many pics taken, here are a few.. My closest pic of a Pileated, I heard him tapping, followed and got a few, then he flew off,
oh well, the season is early, hopefully I will get more..
Missy squirrel sunbathing in the tree...

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Blondie and more..

Love this fellow, I call him Blondie, he is a charmer to me..
These are the two young ones from last year, sure are beauties..

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

A few birds today at H.L....

Haha, this is the best I could get today of a female Pine Grosbeak, she was trying to ignore me !!
A Hairy Woodpecker today, a beautiful day outside at -3 c.The Pine Grosbeaks were busy too !

A busy Nuthatch, I love how I caught the PB in mid air in his mouth in the second photo, and notice the tongue !! neat !! :)

Monday, March 1, 2010

A few on a beautiful day...

A Chickadee at my feeder today... My favorite wilted sunflower, in my yard..

Bark in the sunshine at H. L.

A busy squirrel, he just wouldn't stay still for me..

I liked this one, a male Pine Grosbeak at H.L. today..the squirrel came along, and he flew off !