This is my contribution to the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Day Trip.
There was a couple of bird photography locations in Saskatchewan, Canada that I used to spend the day at, Little Quill Lake and the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area. Here’s a selection of photos from the two areas.
A frozen marsh at dusk, Little Quill Lake, Saskatchewan.
Striped Skunk in the spring, Little Quill Lake, Saskatchewan.
A frozen section of Last Mountain Lake, Saskatchewan in winter.
Snow Geese on autumn migration, Last Mountain Lake, Saskatchewan.
A Marbled Godwit preening in the spring, Little Quill Lake, Saskatchewan.
American White Pelicans in the summer, Last Mountain Lake, Saskatchewan.
Sandhill Cranes flying to roost at sunset in the autumn, Little Quill Lake, Saskatchewan.
This is my contribution to the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Wild.
As someone who has been photographing wildlife for years I had difficulty finding a starting point.
So I decided to go with a selection of photos taken when I wasn’t necessarily expecting a wildlife encounter. When I was out for a sunrise or photographing landscapes for example.
A Striped Skunk that appeared while I was looking for spring migrants around Little Quill Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Sitting on a bench at Dominion Lookout on the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario imagine my surprise when this Red Fox came trotting along the shoreline. I later found out that it was a regular and well known by the locals.
Coming home from photographing a sunrise I spotted these two Sandhill Cranes in a field on our side road.
A Racoon that wandered into the yard one afternoon. I was sitting on the deck having been shooting portraits earlier so had a portrait lens on the camera.
A Sanderling on autumn migration. I had gone down to the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario, Canada for the sunrise and found a small flock of half a dozen Sanderling on the shoreline.