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Garden Portraits

Garden Portraits - a new venture I like gardening and I enjoy taking pictures of gardens. Recently I composed a couple of “Garden Portraits” of friends’ gardens and it occurred to me (and to the owners of the gardens) that others might like to have their own gardens celebrated in similar fashion. Maybe [...]

2019-03-21T13:15:16-05:00Sunday, March 17, 2019|

Wild Woodpecker Workshop

Out birding on Thursday morning we happened upon this old tree which has clearly seen better days, has gained a lot of boring insects larvae and is now the chosen restaurant for the woodpeckers. There are five or six woodpecker species in this part of the world, the largest being the bit-bigger-than-a-Crow Pileated Woodpecker that [...]

2019-03-15T16:11:28-05:00Sunday, March 17, 2019|

This Week’s Photograph (10 March 2019)

I feel you are all tired of pictures of snow, however beautiful, at this end of the winter so this week I am again sharing a photograph from my personal archives. One that I like a lot but which I know some struggle with. This photograph was taken about five years ago as the [...]

2019-03-07T15:44:55-05:00Sunday, March 10, 2019|

Picture of the Week – 3 March 2019

Frankly, this week has not been replete with photo opportunities so I looking forward slightly and sharing this picture of sour cherry buds swelling up at about this date a couple of years ago. It's been a rather unpleasant winter - not so much the cold which is normal fore Montreal, but the variation [...]

2019-03-02T18:23:22-05:00Sunday, March 3, 2019|

A Pictorial Week (to 24 February 2019)

Walter the Wren I was told a few days ago that "Walter" is very meme-able. Maybe, but he is smart and always good to see each day. Metadata Copyright © All images are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada (CC BY-NC-ND [...]

2019-02-24T08:05:33-05:00Sunday, February 24, 2019|

The Pictorial Week (to 17 February 2019)

A pretty much completely pictorial diary of the week's highlights this time ... and what a week, with the winter's biggest snowstorm in the middle and ending with some very cooperative indeed birds coming to boost our contribution to the Great Backyard Bird Count. We have shared a couple of [...]

2019-02-17T11:16:37-05:00Sunday, February 17, 2019|

The multi-Photographic Week (to 10 February 2019)

No text this week, no deep thoughts, just a few photographs. Hover over the thumbnails to see captions, click on any thumbnail to open a full size gallery that you can scroll through. Comments are invited at the foot of the page. If you are really keen, below the gallery are few of these [...]

2019-02-10T10:36:41-05:00Sunday, February 10, 2019|

The week’s photographs (to 3 February 2019)

Fritz Farm   Metadata Copyright © All images are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5 CA) License … which really just means that you are very welcome to share and use any of these images, but for non-commercial purposes only and you [...]

2019-02-02T14:07:47-05:00Sunday, February 3, 2019|

The week in Photographs (to 27 January 2019)  

Red-tailed Hawk Appeared in the garden ... and stayed for an hour or more For more information and additional photographs there is a separate journal post about this bird posted the same day ... have a browse. Metadata Copyright © All images are made available under a Creative [...]

2019-01-24T18:12:00-05:00Sunday, January 27, 2019|

Photographs of the Week to 20 January 2019

Snow Grass The week ended with a decent fall of snow, caught by these dried seed heads on an ornamental grass Metadata Copyright © All images are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5 CA) License … which really just means that you [...]

2019-01-20T10:58:18-05:00Sunday, January 20, 2019|