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Fall in the South

Fall in a Cypress Swamp In the Southern U.S., many people feel that we only get two seasons, hot and hotter! We may not have mountains with sugar maples that turn a fiery red in the fall, but we do have bald cypress trees. The bald cypresses turn a brilliant shade of...

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Photo Walk in Steveston

Today my daughter and I went on a photo walk through Steveston. We spent a day there exploring, birding and taking pictures. Steveston village is a historic salmon canning centre at the mouth of the South Arm of the Fraser River, in Richmond, British Columbia. The...

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Rocky Point, Port Moody, BC

Rocky Point Park is a 3.8 hectare park located along the east end of Burrard Inlet in Port Moody, British Columbia. Shoreline Trail follows the inlet between the Rocky Point pier and Old Orchard Park on the north shore. The trail meanders through forest paths and...

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Fall Photographs at Colony Farm

Taking fall photographs at Colony Farm is something I never miss when I am visiting Vancouver in October! It is a wonderful spot to take photographs! The community garden is comprised of over 500 individual plots on seven-acres within Colony Farm Regional Park in...

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Fall in New England

Fall in New England is magical! A couple of weeks ago we visited the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire and Maine to photograph the fall colours. Unfortunately the weather in the North East has been very warm this year, and the leaves were still a couple...

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Saturna Island, British Columbia – August

At the end of August Paul and I spent a week on Saturna Island with our family. Saturna Island is one of the Southern Gulf Islands. It is situated midway between the Lower Mainland of B.C. and Vancouver Island. We rented at a wonderful home in Winter Cove called...

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Swallow-Tailed Kite Ballet – August 4

Today I spent the morning just south of Lucedale, MS, about an hour north of our home in Gautier. I parked on the road by a farmer’s field in the hopes of spotting the large group of Swallow-Tailed Kites that had been seen here earlier in the week.   When I arrived at...

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Green Tree Frog

Last Tuesday while I was helping out at the old Pascagoula River Audubon Centre in Moss Point, I stumbled upon this cute little green tree frog. He let me take a couple of pictures before he hopped...

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Baby Rat Snakes – July 25

Yesterday I was filling up the bird feeders when I found seven small snake skins that had recently been shed. The skins were all found in a very small area. They were just over a foot long and the width of a pencil. After a bit of research (thank you Robert Smith),...

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Featherfest 2015, Galveston TX – April 2015

On April 9th I met my daughter, Sarah, in Houston. She is an avid birder, and as her graduation present, we made our way down to Featherfest in Galveston. Over the next three days we saw 141 species of birds (20 of which were life birds for her). Congratulations on...

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Maui – March 2015

What a great 10 days! Although the flight from Mississippi to Maui was 13 hours long, and took three connections, we met up with friends from Vancouver and had a wonderful adventure in paradise! The weather was the coldest and wettest on record, but we still managed...

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