Although it was still cold, today's sunshine was a treat. This snowy owl preened the whole time I observed it.
It took a lot of scanning with a long lens to spot the Eastern Screech Owl at rest in my yard.
Snowy Owl with catch on Collingwood's waterfront.
Ukpik Ready for Takeoff
Snowy Owl taken on Poplar Sideroad in Collingwood.
Ukpik in Flight
I spent the better part of this afternoon waiting in a freezing field, but this snowy owl finally rewarded me with a chance to catch it in flight! Taken on Poplar Sideroad in Collingwood.
Nesting Swans #11
Mute swan nesting at the mouth of Black Ash Creek.
Nesting Swans #12
Eastern Screech Owl in my neighbour's yard.
Eastern Screech Owl
I was totally shocked to find this beautiful bird in my own backyard!
Snowy Snowy #3
Snowy Owl Near Collingwood Airport
Snowy Snowy #2
Snowy Owl near Collingwood Airport.
Snowy Snowy #1
Snowy Owl at Collingwood Airport.
Ukpik in Field
Snowy owl catching a few winks.
I don't know what it is about the Snowy Owl that speaks directly to my soul, but it's a joyous refrain.
Eastern Kingbird taken in the wetlands area of Collingwood's waterfront.
Egret in flight over Black Ash Creek.
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