During a warmer than seasonable Sunday in December, it was high time to get out for a local hike. Of course my go-to spot for this is along the Etobicoke Creek. I often skip bringing the camera and just enjoy what I see along the way, but I had been reading some advanced photography tips... Continue Reading →
A stranger calling can be a good thing!
When I find a good productive place to explore, I find myself returning over and over, each time looking in a different area. This weekend, the sun was shining early on Sunday, so off I went. The destination was the Humber Arboretum, where I was pretty sure I'd find a Saw-Whet owl (and sure enough... Continue Reading →
Nanticoke – Birds of Prey Galore!
It was great to see a large number of deer grazing the Nanticoke powerplant property, but at the end of the day, it was all the hawks and other birds of prey that were the highlight of the day. Down along the shoreline, Eagles can often be found. Today a juvenile Bald Eagle was seen... Continue Reading →
Snakes on a plain
I'll be honest, photo-wise, not all trips are worthwhile. Changing weather, poor light, or just bad choice of locations can leave me with nothing more than some fresh air & exercise, and outings like this are more frequent than you'd guess. Luckily, every so often a day turns out far more rewarding than I expect... Continue Reading →
Worth the look
Today three locations were visited, the plan was a quick scouting trip to see what was shaking in a few places. The whole journey took a few hours, what was seen was well worth the trip. Songbirds were the first to appear, and things were otherwise very quiet. Some time later a hawk was heard... Continue Reading →