sunny

Don't Ruffle My Feathers

A red-winged blackbird in the wind perched on a branch.

Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

Osprey Landing on Nest

A male osprey with wings spread wide landing on nest with female mate.

Osprey Landing on Nest

Osprey Landing on Nest

Heron Watching Over Eggs

Female heron watching over her eggs in the nest.

Female Heron Watching Over Eggs in Nest

Female Heron Watching Over Eggs in Nest

Loon Fishing

A common loon swimming and fishing on the river.

Common Loon

Common Loon

Osprey Wings

An osprey landing on the nest with his wings spread open wide.

Osprey Wings

Osprey Wings

Great Blue Heron in Flight

A great blue heron flying through the blue sky.

JohnCraig_2019_00069.jpg

Ring-necked Duck

This is the first I have seen this type of duck in the river. I believe this is a ring-necked duck.

JohnCraig_2019_00035.jpg

Ducks of a Log

A raft of ducks on a log in the river.

JohnCraig_2016_00394-12.JPG

Fawns

Two young whitetail fawns eating grass in the shad to a pine tree.

Fawns

Fawns

Cormorant Takeoff

A cormorant using her feet to gain enough speed to takeoff.

JohnCraig_2016_00238-15-2.JPG

Timber Wolves

Portrait of a wolf and two young wolves playing.

Timber Wolf

Timber Wolf

Young timber wolves playing.

Young timber wolves playing.

Just Hanging Out

Brown bear hanging out in a tree.

JohnCraig_2019_00498-3.jpg

Heron Watching the Nest

A female great blue heron watching over the nest.

JohnCraig_2019_00034-2.jpg

Osprey's are Back

Osprey’s are soaring through the blue sky hunting for fish.

JohnCraig_2019_00410.jpg

Herons Flying

Great blue herons are soaring through the spring blue sky.

Great Blue Heron Flying

Great Blue Heron Flying

Great Blue Heron Nest Building

Great Blue Heron Nest Building

Herons Building Their Nest

Two Great Blue Herons building their nest in a tree.

JohnCraig_2019_00144.jpg

Spring Visiting Ducks

Today we have seen a variety of ducks on the river.

Tern?

Tern?

Hooded Merganser

Hooded Merganser

Goldeneye

Goldeneye

Green Heron

Green heron catches breakfast!

JohnCraig_2015_01348-3.jpg

Hog's Back Falls

Water rushing over the falls at Hog’s Back in Ottawa.

WaterPower.jpg

Mother and Duckling

A mother mallard and her duckling swimming down the river.

JohnCraig_2015_02001.jpg