Cosmic Photo Challenge

First Hints of Spring

This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge: First Hints of Spring prompt.

It was snowing hard when Dale posted the prompt so my contribution is from my archives.

Throwback Thursday: 16th April 2020

Two hints of spring, a male Orange Tip Butterfly feeding on Bluebells in Cheshire, England.

A Photo a Week Challenge: Dusk

A hint of spring, ice on Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada breaking up during the spring thaw.

April Squares: Singing from the Top of the Cattail

A hint of spring, a recently arrived male Yellow-headed Blackbird singing to proclaim his territory in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Hints of Spring

A hint of spring, a male Common Merganser swimming amongst ice on Lake Huron at Southampton, Ontario, Canada during the spring thaw. The Common Merganser is known as the Goosander in Europe.

Weekly Topics

Frozen and Snow Covered

My Travel Tuesday blog post this week is traveling back three years to February 2018.

A frozen and snow covered section of Lake Huron with Chantry Island and its lighthouse on the horizon. Taken from the flagpole at the bottom of High Street, Southampton, Ontario.

Travel Tuesday: 2nd February 2021
A Month of Squares

January Squares: Up #16

Riding Up on top.

This is my day 16 contribution to Becky’s January Squares on the theme of Up.

Two young Common Merganser riding Up on top of their mothers back.

January Squares: Up #22
Photo Challenges

Variations on Pink

This is my contribution to Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge: January Colour – Pink prompt.

Throwback Thursday: Georgian Bay at dusk
Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment at dusk.
Flora and Fauna Friday: Foxgloves
Foxgloves growing on Bickerton Hill in southern Cheshire, England.
Macro Monday: Jelly Beans
A pink jelly bean amongst other colours.
Travel Tuesday: Berford Lake at dawn
A hint of pink in the clouds moving across Berford Lake on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario at dawn.
Throwback Thursday

Chantry Island at dusk

Throwback Thursday travels back 13 years as I continue the exploration of my digital files from the autumn of 2007.

This is Chantry Island and the lighthouse on the island at dusk.

Throwback Thursday: Chantry Island at dusk
Throwback Thursday

Sinking Below the Horizon

Throwback Thursday travels back to the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton 13 years and 1 day ago.

This is the lighthouse on Chantry Island just of the shoreline with the sun about to disappear below the horizon.

Throwback Thursday: 19th November 2020
Throwback Thursday

Clouds over Lake Huron at sunrise

Throwback Thursday is traveling back 13 years and two days to the 1st September 2007.

Clouds over Lake Huron at sunrise with Chantry Island and its lighthouse visible on the horizon.

Throwback Thursday: Clouds over Lake Huron at sunrise