Nova Scotia Photographer of Wildlife, Nature, Macro and more

Posts Tagged ‘Wild animals of Nova Scotia’

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.!  :)

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


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