We got up early to check out a possible site at Big Lake to photograph the Milky Way. Some pix from the occasion:
Arrival about Sunrise + 40 minutes, with the long lens:
A little later with the Nokton 10.5mm f/0.95 lens, which I’m going to use for some night photography.
Back to the 100-400 mm fully extended:
The Damselfly Bluets were out in great profusion …
The first Monarch Caterpillar that I’ve seen this year.
A little further down Hwy 529, Twin Rivers was calm as the morning mist evaporated:
Later in the day we went to Sudbury to get some parts for my boat and chatted with Brad, a naturalist who knows a lot about Burwash. He suspected that the nestlings that I showed in the previous post are Peregrine Falcon chicks. The nesting box seems awfully low to the ground for Peregrins, though:
Happy Canada Day!