Nova Scotia Photographer of Wildlife, Nature, Macro and more

Posts Tagged ‘Wild animals of Nova Scotia’

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.


Eagle Tripple play – Three eagles in flight with prey

Three eagles in flight

I was amazed that I captured 3 different eagles all focused, in one image.


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.


Nova Scotia – Muskrat

Nova Scotia Muskrat

I found this Muskrat at Shubie Park, 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.


Ants Gathering, – Macro

Small red ants gathering food macro photography

Ant Macro photo,  Shot 3:1 Life sized.


October Blue Jay

October Blue jay


Red Squirrel

red squirrel


Blue Jay close up

Blue Jay Face close up


Jumping Spider Macro

Jumping Spider Macro, Nova Scotia, Canada

A shot of a jumping spider just as its about to jump and attack my lens!  Shot 3:1 life sized.


Young Semipalmated Plover, Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Piping Plover

McNabs Island, Nova Scotia Canada


Nova Scotia Cougar

Nova Scotia Cougar

Shubenacadie wildlife park, Nova Scotia.


Nova Scotia Killdeer

Killdeer

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


Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Ruby throated Hummingbird


Commom Grackle

Common Grackle


Eastern Coyote – Eastern wolf

Nova Scotia Coyote

shot at Antigonish N.S. Canada


Eastern Coyote/Eastern Wolf

Nova Scotia Coyote


Great Blue Herron

Great Blue Herron


Cranky Little Goundhog

Groundhog teeth


Eagle Fly by

Bald Eagle in flight