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Month of Squares

Past Squares #5

October Squares: Past Squares

Lines of Snow Geese at Sunset

The birds are flying to roost at dusk during autumn migration. Photographed at Little Quill Lake, Saskatchewan, a staging area for wildfowl on autumn migration. A little known wildlife spectacle.

A look back at some of my personal favorite square photos from previous months of squares. Some were popular, some not so popular at the time.

This was a post in Lines Squares Month and is my day 5 contribution to Becky’s October Squares on the theme of Past Squares.

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Weekly Topics

Snow Geese on Autumn Migration

One Word Sunday: Spectacle

My Flora and Fauna Friday post this week is continuing my look back at autumn migration in Saskatchewan, Canada.

A flock of Snow Geese (Anser caerulescens) lift off from a section of the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area. The Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area is a staging area for wildfowl on autumn migration

Snow Geese are native to North America breeding north of the timberline in parts of Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Siberia. They spend their winters in warmer parts of North America.

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Weekly Prompts

Last Mountain Lake Bird Sanctuary

A small selection of photos from the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area in Saskatchewan, Canada. The Last Mountain Lake Bird Sanctuary is within the National Wildlife Area.

The Last Mountain Lake Bird Sanctuary was the first migratory bird sanctuary established in North America.

It is a staging area for migratory birds. In the autumn there can be hundreds of thousands of Snow Geese and tens of thousands of Sandhill Cranes using the area.

This is my contribution to the Weekly Prompts Weekend Challenge: Sanctuary prompt.

Tuesday Photo Challenge - Connect

A breeding adult American White Pelican on a section of the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Special Spot Shots

A frozen section of Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area at sunset in winter.

One Word Sunday: Spectacle

Some of the thousands of Snow Geese that pass through the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area in autumn.

Weekly Prompts: Surface

A section of the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area at sunset in autumn.

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Lens-Artists

Taking Flight

For this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge Tina gives us the prompt Taking Flight.

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Sense of Seeing

An Osprey taking flight from the surface of Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada having just dived into the lake to catch a White Sucker.

One Word Sunday: Spectacle

Snow Geese taking flight from a section of the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area, Saskatchewan, Canada during autumn migration.

CMMC: Words that contain Ch or Ck

A Black-capped Chickadee taking flight on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada in winter.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Chaos

A winter gull roost taking flight as the birds move to a different section of Hurleston Reservoir near Nantwich in southern Cheshire, England.

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CBWC

Monochrome Flight

This is my contribution to Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Anything that Flies prompt.

CBWC: Anything in Flight
An immature Ruby-throated Hummingbird on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.
Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge: Birds
Gulls over Hurleston Reservoir, Cheshire, England.
Cee's Black and White Photo Challenge: Birds
Snow Geese on autumn migration, Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area, Saskatchewan, Canada.
CBWC: Anything in Flight
An impression of a Ruby-throated Hummingbird on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.
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Photo Challenges

Snow Geese Assemble

This is my contribution to the Tuesday Photo Challenge: Assemble prompt.

Snow Geese on autumn migration assemble, feed and rest up in Saskatchewan, Canada before continuing on their way south for the winter.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Chaos
Snow Geese flying to roost at sunset in the autumn, Middle Quill Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada.
One Word Sunday: Spectacle
Snow Geese take off from a section of the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Throwback Thursday

Lighthouse at Dusk

Throwback Thursday travels back to the Lake Huron shoreline in the early 2000s.

This is Chantry Island and its lighthouse at dusk in early winter. Chantry Island is just off the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario.

Throwback Thursday: 31st December 2020