The mother and her two young great blue herons share the nest.
The nests in the heron rookery are getting crowded these days as the young heron start to grow.
A common loon fishing on the river.
An osprey landing on the nest with his wings spread open wide.
A red-wing black bird perched on a tree.
A raft of ducks on a log in the river.
Looking forward to the spring and the return of the the herons and other wildlife.
A great blue heron standing majestically on the shoreline of the Rideau River near Manotick, Ontario.
Snowy owl hunting for breakfast in a snowy field near Ottawa, Canada.
Here is a baby fawn white-tailed deer running to caught up with mother.
Here is a male mallard sitting on my dock enjoying the summer sun.
Here is a pair of juvenile herons fighting over who gets to eat first, while mom sets of the branch waiting.
Here is a Great Blue Heron family perched on their nest in the rookery.
Here are a number of great blue herons in the rookery.
Here is a male osprey perched in a tree on the river bank scanning the water for fish to eat.
Here are four turtles taking in the sun at Mud Lake.
Here is a female great blue heron in the rookery rearranging her nest to sit on the eggs.
Lots of birds and other visitors at the bird feeder today.
Here is a buck deer I caught in a snow storm. He is checking me out.
Here is a winter porcupine in the woods looking for food.
This is my favourite photo with a white-tailed buck deer standing is a snowstorm.