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Male Wood Duck

A male wood duck on the shore at Mud Lake in Ottawa.

Male Wood Duck

Male Wood Duck

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Red Fox

Red Fox

Catfish Dinner

A great blue heron catches a catfish dinner.

Catfish Dinner

Catfish Dinner

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Sucking Up the Sunshine

A cormorant enjoying the sunshine perched on a rock in the river near Kemptville, Ontario.

Sucking Up the Sunshine

Sucking Up the Sunshine

Don't Ruffle My Feathers

A great blue heron drying his feathers.

Don’t Ruffle My Feathers

Don’t Ruffle My Feathers

Heron Taking Flight

A great blue heron taking flight.

Heron Taking Flight

Heron Taking Flight

Hi There Blue Eyes

A pair of cormorants sitting on a rock sunbathing and staring in eye other’s eyes.

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Hi There Blue Eyes

Heron Takeoff

A great blue heron takes off from the water.

Heron Takeoff

Heron Takeoff

Heron Hunting in the Grass

A great blue heron hunting in the tall grass on the riverbank.

Heron Hunting in the Grass

Heron Hunting in the Grass

Buck Deer in a Snow Storm

This is my favorite photo of a buck deer standing in a snow storm.

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Wolf Pups Naptime

Here are two young timber wolf pups ready for a nap after playing hard all morning!

300mm 1/640 second f8 ISO5000

Wolf Pups Naptime

Wolf Pups Naptime

Cleaning Time!

Two male mallards cleaning themselves as part of their morning routine.  This photograph was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a Sigma 150-600 mm lens set at 150 mm.  The shutter speed was set 1/640 second, the aperture was set to f7.1 and the ISO was set to 1250. 

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Mallard Cleaning Time

Mallard Cleaning Time

Pair of Wood Ducks

Here is a pair of wood ducks swimming on the Lake.  These colourful ducks are found in the lakes, streams and rivers of the area.  This photograph was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II and a Canon 70-300 mm lens set at 300 mm.  The shutter speed was set at 1/800 second, the aperture was set to f6.3 and the ISO was set at 640.

Pair of Wood Ducks

Pair of Wood Ducks

First Male Osprey of the Year!

Many of the birds have returned to the Ottawa area. Here is my first photo this year of a male osprey sitting on the nest.  It was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a Sigma 150-600 mm lens set at 600 mm.  The shutter speed was set at 1/1000 second, the aperture was set at F6.3 and the ISO was set to 320.

Male Osprey on Nest in the Spring

Male Osprey on Nest in the Spring

Mallards

The mallards have returned to the area for a couple of weeks now.  They are now pairing up for mating and soon we will see little ducklings all over the place.

Drake Mallard

Drake Mallard

Hen Mallard

Hen Mallard

Whitetail Buck Deer in the Snow Storm

It's spring and the snow has returned today!  I just thought that I would send for one of my favourite winter photographs.  The whitetail buck deer standing in the snow storm.  Enjoy!  

Whitetail Buck Deer in the Snow Storm

Whitetail Buck Deer in the Snow Storm

Drake Wood Duck

It's spring and many of the ducks and other birds are returning to the Ottawa area.  Here is one of the most colourful ducks, the drake wood duck.  He makes his summer home in the lakes, streams and rivers of the area.

Drake Wood Duck

Drake Wood Duck

Manotick Arts Association Spring Show

Come see my latest photographs at my first show of the year!

Robin's Have Returned

Another sign of spring, the robin's have returned.

Male Robin

Male Robin