As usual, a click on an image brings up the large version, enabling close inspection. A “right click” brings it up in a new tab in your browser, usually.
This Mallard couple is cruising through the Canada Rushes nibbling on….
This proud momma takes her little brood out for a Saturday excursion.
While this proud mom has a rest break with her brood.
A song sparrow in the tag alders watches and sings.
A Yellow Goatsbeard shows it delicate structures.
This Eastern Phoebe is reducing the shoreline insect population.
I need help identifying this birdie. “Little Dickie Birdie”??
Spring is moving along quickly. Next weekend brings the first day of summer!
The rain provided some different views of the countryside and up close scenes so we stopped quite often to try to capture the sights of the day. Click on the images to see the close-up effects of the rain.
A new flower for me… at the edge of a swamp…non-invasive Tufted Loosestrife:
Has M. Monet been here?
I am now convinced that Reddy Fox trails along the shoulders of roadways and feasts on both Snapping and Blanding’s Turtle eggs.
I had an interesting chat with a neighbour here and learned that the gentleman left that house in 1982/3 after being born there. He now lives nearby but no longer farms the land. The last remaining farmer in the area cuts wild hay from that property for his cow/calf operation but all of the farms are growing over.
Although the storm clouds remained menacing, we got some nice calm weather from time to time.
This snowshoe (judging by the size of its hind feet) stopped to lick a bit of salty mud from the roadway.
On the A. E. Hitchcock movie set?
Twin Rivers is looking quite summery now.
So is Big Lake!
More rain is forecast for Sunday. Wind also giving yet another opportunity for photographers.
A nice warm day so we checked out some nice blossoms in the neighbourhood … (all of these are quite nice when you click on them to enlarge.)
Wild Rose on Old Still River Road
Irises in B’s and G’s garden on Old Still River road.
Highbush cranberry with well developed attractor blossoms
A Comma butterfly, I think on a fern.
Possibly a skipper.
While I am putting together these posts tonight, the little MacBookPro is doing a back-up of my imagery in the background onto a new 3TB Seagate drive that I got at Walmarts in Parry Sound yesterday for $129.99 plus taxes. Amazing!