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Snowy Owl in Snow

December 29, 2021 - I got an early start this morning to try and obtain better photographs of the Snowy Owl. To my delight and probably the...
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Snowy Owl on Beach

December 28, 2021 - Snowy Owls show up in Nova Scotia every year. There is no pattern to this movement from the north. Some think it may be...
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Comparison of Sony 200-600mm Lens to all the 600mm F4s

December 16, 2021 - I always use digital lens comparisons before I buy a lens. The crops below do not tell the whole story but they do indic...
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Mandarin Duck

December 11, 2021 - These may be my last images of the Mandarin Duck. If the Mandarin Duck is as durable as its only other family member, th...
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Cattle Egret

December 11, 2021 - This was a banner year for this European import (as am I), the Cattle Egret. It turned up everywhere in the province and...
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American Coot

December 11, 2021 - The American Coot (misnamed as usual) is not at all shy. Unfortunately this invites abuse from Nova Scotia Birders who a...
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My Photographic Equipment

December 08, 2021 - This is my current inventory of photography equipment. Not shown here is my carbon fibre tripod and carbon fibre gimbal...
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Western Tanager

December 01, 2021 - I only had seconds to photograph the Western Tanager. I was hand holding 840mm in a gloomy day at ISO 6400 as I tried to...
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