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Christmas Chickadee

Christmas Chickadee

Just a quick shot of a Black-capped Chickadee on a wet day in Dec. These tiny birds are hard to photograph not only because they are small, but they move really fast.

Winter Song Sparrow

Winter Song Sparrow

I have a soft spot in my hart for these little birds. They sing all summer at the top of their bushes and stay here all winter long in the freezing cold. This one was digging in the snow and I quickly grabbed the shot before I scared him off.

Blue Jay

Blue Jay

  Just a quick shot of a Blue Jay. These are one of my fave birds for sure.!  :)

Bath Time!

Rose-Crowned Conure Bath Time

Just a fun shot of my Parrot,  bathing..  :)

Bald Blue Jay – Molting Blue Jay – close up head shot

molting blue jay closeup

Molting Blue Jay head shot

Molting Blue Jay head shot

Molting Blue Jay close up head shot

Sharp-shinned Hawk with prey

Juvenile - Sharp-shinned Hawk with prey - Nova Scotia

Juvenile - Sharp-shinned Hawk with prey - Dartmouth, Nova Scotia I shot this close-up of a Juvenile(or Young) Sharp-shinned Hawk with prey through my downstairs window.

Giant Ichneumon Wasp – macro – Antigonigh N.S.

Giant Ichneumon wasp - macro

Giant (yellow headed) Ichneumon wasp - Megarhyssa atrata  -  Female. This huge wasp, 6inch+ body, is drilling to deposit her eggs in a live grub or larva in the tree. The eggs hatch and their wasp larva eat the host insect in the tree for the nutrients before they chew their way out of the tree.  The female's Ovipositor or tail →

Pileated Woodpecker – Nova Scotia

Pileated Woodpecker - Nova Scotia, Canada

I was walking in Shubie Park, when I stumbled onto this Pileated Woodpecker.

Ring-necked Ducks – Nova scotia

Male and Female Ring-necked Ducks

I shot these Male and Female Ring-necked Ducks at Morris lake, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Eastern Willet – Nova Scotia

Eastern Willet

I found a group of these Eastern Willets feeding at Eastern Passage Nova Scotia, Canada.

October Blue Jay

October Blue jay

Nova Scotia Cougar

Nova Scotia Cougar

Shubenacadie wildlife park, Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Killdeer


The killdeer, (Charadrius vociferus) is a medium-sized plover, this one was in Antigonish Nova Scotia.

Downy Woodpecker – Nova Scotia

Downy Woodpecker

Shot in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Death Becomes Her… Brown-eyed Susan Macro

Brown-eyed Susan Macro