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White Fringed Orchid Expedition

July 31, 2020 - I went on my first White Fringed Orchid trip yesterday. It's still early but I did find a few blooming. I was also hopin...
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Swamp Sparrow

July 28, 2020 - The Swamp Sparrow is a denizen of marshes and wet places. It has a jaunty cinnamon coloured cap with a white centre stri...
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Snow Goose

July 28, 2020 - Snow Geese occasionally stray into Nova Scotia on their migration north or south. They are central flyway birds seen in...
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Canadian Coast Guard Ships

July 23, 2020 - This is a collection of photos of Canadian Coast Guard ships. Most were photographed from Shoal Point or from our kitche...
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Semipalmated Sandpiper

July 23, 2020 - The Semipalmated Sandpiper is our most common and widespread sandpiper in July and August. It congregates in world recor...
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Comet Neowise

July 22, 2020 - This is the story of the Great Comet Neowise expedition, a five minute drive to Shoal Point (Chebucto Head Light) from o...
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Wilson's Snipe

July 20, 2020 - The Wilson's Snipe is heard more often than seen. When disturbed it takes off with its characteristic winnowing sound ca...
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North American Mink

July 20, 2020 - The North American Mink is widespread and common but shy so it is hard to find and harder to photograph due to lack of c...
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Varied Thrush

July 20, 2020 - I was not successful in photographing this elegant thrush well. It's odd because I used good equipment but severe croppi...
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American Coot

July 20, 2020 - This unassuming little swimmer breeds locally in Nova Scotia especially in the large marshes near the New Brunswick bord...
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Rain Drops on Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid and Canada Lily

July 13, 2020 - The Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid is finished for the season but I managed a few photographs just after a shower. I also c...
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Grey Heron

July 13, 2020 - The Grey Heron, a Eurasian wader, is a mega rare bird for Nova Scotia. This one from Miner's Marsh is Nova Scotia's firs...
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Peggy's Cove Sunset

July 12, 2020 - Many of my photographs drop down on the right side and I have to crop to get them level. To my amazement this even happe...
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Canada Lily

July 11, 2020 - I visited the dying embers of the Showy Lady's Slipper Orchid and then checked out the native Canada Lily. The Canada Li...
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