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Canada Lily

July 29, 2019 - I photographed this gorgeous native lily yesterday and a few photos a week prior. Lilium canadense From Wikipedia, the...
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The Queens

July 29, 2019 - The Queens visited Halifax last Friday. The Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth arrived together coming in line. The Queen...
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Fringed White Orchid(White Bog Orchid)

July 29, 2019 - I look for this elegant orchid in sphagnum bogs. I finally found a pair and despite soaking my hiking shoes and socks an...
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Hummingbird Clearwing Moth

July 27, 2019 - The Hummingbird Clearwing Moth is a favourite of mine. It's a daylight flying moth and since it likes Knapweed it is oft...
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Grass Pink Orchid in Morning Dew and Light

July 25, 2019 - I visit the coastal barrens this time of year to photograph shipping, including cruise ships, but I also enjoy the flowe...
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Peggy's Cove Light at Sunset

July 17, 2019 - I visited Peggy's Cove Light yesterday in the hopes of enjoying a good sunset. It was a gorgeous warm summer evening. P...
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Aspotogan Peninsula

July 16, 2019 - We took a Sunday tour of the Aspotogan Peninsula, Nova Scotia. This route is scenic with numerous small fishing ports, a...
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Great Blue Heron

July 15, 2019 - Every once in a while the stars align for a photographer. This happened with this Great Blue Heron. The target and hope...
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Salt Marsh Birds

July 13, 2019 - The coastal salt marshes of Nova Scotia are active and full of specialty birds like the Nelson's Sparrow, Savannah Sparr...
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White Admiral Butterfly

July 13, 2019 - The White Admiral Butterfly is common and widespread in Nova Scotia. Like all butterflies they don't like to pose. Whit...
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AIDAVita

July 13, 2019 - AIDAvita is a medium sized cruise ship, nicely proportioned and designed. This one was photographed off Shoal Point at t...
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Adventure of the Seas

July 12, 2019 - The Adventure of the Seas is a large cruise ship with odd features; waterslide and minature golf on the top deck! Who ne...
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Grass Pink Orchid

July 11, 2019 - The Grass Pink Orchid is a wide spread and common orchid of Nova Scotia bogs, blooming later but overlapping with the Dr...
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Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid

July 08, 2019 - I visited the Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid colony about two weeks ago just prior to its usual blooming. Only two orchid h...
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Wildflowers of the Coastal Barrens

July 06, 2019 - When I hike up to the coastal barrens to photograph cruise ships coming and going it is also an opportunity to photograp...
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Zaandam

July 06, 2019 - Zaandaam is a medium sized cruise ship, attractively designed. I photographed it off Chebucto Head/Shoal Point, Nova Sco...
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Little Blue Heron

July 04, 2019 - I encountered two adult and one second year(mostly white) blue Herons. The photographic framing was not as good as my fi...
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Dragon's Mouth Orchid

July 03, 2019 - The Dragon's Mouth Orchid is a small bog orchid, abundant and wide spread in suitable habitat. These photos were taken...
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Queen Mary 2

July 03, 2019 - The Queen Mary 2 has made her second visit to Halifax, Nova Scotia this year. This ship and possibly her smaller sibling...
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Snapping Turtle

July 01, 2019 - This Snapping Turtle was beside the road, perhaps considering a place to scratch out a hole in gravel and lay eggs. The...
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