Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Muskeg Mettle

The cropped version is for Luke.

Petal Power

Early Blue Violet; Viola adunca
Spring has been cold and damp to this point, but...
Early Blue Violet; Viola adunca

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Wolf Sees Red


In Concert

Daffodil; Narcissus hispanicus

Daffodil; Narcissus hispanicus

Monday, May 01, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Wholesome


Hare Without Hole

Varying Hare; Lepus americanus

Doe Without Rays

White-tailed Deer; Odocoileus virginianus

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Lost in Monstercock Wood


Ambivalent Silver Lining

Varying Hare; Lepus americanus
A cloudy sky brought out the colour in the woods yesterday, but it also brought unseasonable snow overnight, perhaps worrying this hare with its showy spring coat.
Varying Hare; Lepus americanus

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The Nature of Spring


The Hare of the Dogwood

Varying Hare; Lepus americanus
The shrub is red-osier dogwood (Cornus stolonifera).

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Splitting Hairs


Cracking Whiskers

Red Squirrel; Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

Red Squirrel; Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Waiting for Goodbye

OK winter, time to scram, to put it politely.

The Uninhibited Squirrel

Red Squirrel; Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Still Waters Freeze Deep

I saw a rather skinny deer yesterday. The old snow is like polished concrete; I imagine it is difficult for the animals to find food. And with watering holes frozen solid, it must be a challenge to even find a drink.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Dreaming of the Greening

Plenteous snow has hindered my woodland adventures, so, a couple of pictures from a more hospitable season. I'll take flies over flakes, any day.