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Northern Cardinal

October 31, 2022 - When we first came to Nova Scotia in 2000 the Northern Cardinal was rare to uncommon in the preferred habitat of mature...
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Brier Island Scenes

October 19, 2022 - Brier Island is hot and cold, usually cold, for birds but the scenery is always a treat. If you visit and the sea is cal...
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Brier Island Sunset

October 19, 2022 - On a recent trip to Brier Island I photographed the sunset. The spokes are always a bonus if you can get them. Brier Is...
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Night Sky Above Rees Lake

October 19, 2022 - Rees Lake accessed from the the Old Annapolis Trail is a challenge for my 4X4. Don't try it with your family RAV or any...
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Great Blue Heron

October 18, 2022 - The Great Blue Heron has stunning good looks much like its smaller cousin the Blue Jay but we tend to take them for gran...
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Mix of Recent Birds

October 18, 2022 - I encountered the Dickcissel and White-crowned Sparrow a second time as well as some other avian friends. Dickcissel...
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October 18, 2022 - Hurricane Fiona was a near miss for us unlike the unfortunate folks on the north shore of Nova Scotia. I took a drive ar...
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October 10, 2022 - The Dickcissel is a central flyway bird and is found in Nova Scotia during migration. It is often found with flocks of s...
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White-crowned Sparrow

October 10, 2022 - The White-crowned Sparrow is an annual regular with numbers varying wildly year over year. Beginners often confuse the W...
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Dickcissel and White-crowned Sparrow

October 10, 2022 - It is not often (read hardly ever) that one gets the opportunity to photograph a Dickcissel and a White-crowned Sparrow...
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Monarch Butterfly

October 07, 2022 - The best time to see the Monarch Butterfly is late September to early October. Look for it on the coastal barrens often...
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East Chezzetcook Sunset

October 07, 2022 - Whilst waiting for full dark and the clouds to unobscure Jupiter I turned my attention to the sunset at East Chezzetcook...
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Yellow Lady's Tresses's Orchid

October 07, 2022 - The Yellow Lady's Tresses's Orchid is our latest flowering orchid flowering up to the first hard frost. Look for the sma...
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Blue-grey Gnatcatcher and Woodland Friends

October 05, 2022 - The Blue-grey Gnatcatcher is a nifty bird with a chattering trill to announce its presence. It's one of the earliest fly...
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Close Approach of Jupiter

October 05, 2022 - I tried to get photos of Jupiter's close approach to earth earlier but thanks to Nova Scotia's much loved fog and cloud...
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