BELINDA GROVER PHOTOGRAPHY

STOPS ALONG THE WAY


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DOWNY WOODPECKER (TWO PHOTOGRAPHS)

Downy

Spring is a busy time for downy woodpeckers. Food is becoming more plentiful as it warms up and more insects appear. I took the photos of this male downy with a 300 mm lens, the bird was very close by. Of the many photos I took, these were the only two where I managed to capture the entire length of the bird.

Downy 2

 


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BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON

Black-crownI have featured this photo before in colour but thought it would lend itself nicely to black and white. That and the fact that it’s too early for photo opportunities like this. We had a snowfall yesterday, a little early for April Fools’ Day and for the return of the herons.


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EASTERN SCREECH OWL

Eastern ScreechAt the reserve we go to most often, we’ve seen barred, great horned and eastern screech owls. We see eastern screech owls most often.  We usually hear of their presence from other photographers and then we go in search of them. Given their terrific camouflage, I’m always amazed when we do spot one.


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SPRING BLUES

Spring Flower

This wonderful wildflower was taken last spring. It’ll be a while before they pop through the soil this year. The ground is still pretty frozen but there are a few signs of spring – the sparrows chirping and rumours of the first crocus…