Thursday, October 20, 2011

The East Track of The Vermilon River. A Post to SWF.

East Track in the Mist.
 After fooling around with the weather, this is a nice quiet post. (See Wednesday's post). I made the hike before the current weather disaster- rain, cold and winds to about 60 km. per hour. In fact the mist is rising as I arrived. This is an abandoned track also, although a bit remains for shunting purposes. You can see the effect of colour background on all the photos that I post on the blog. And we go through several colour changes from the gray of winter to the intense blue of summer to the gold of fall. The white Crown has an injured or deformed leg, but gets along quite well. We give him an extra ration.
A post to SWF @ http://skyley.blogspot.com/ Click to enlarge and for slide show.
North Wetland.

The Ridge.

Another Web- possibly a canterpiller web.

Geese on the N Wetland

Geese In Flight.

White Crown. Note his injured leg.

Blue Jay.

Blue-winged Teal.

Crow.

Robin

Female Hairy Woodpecker.

Grackle.

27 comments:

  1. just wonderful all the birds you have in your area. Pouring down here today.

    Gill

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  2. Terrific captures as always, Gary! Love all the colors and such beautiful birds! Glad the White Crown is making it in spite of his damaged leg! It's raining here in Seattle, today, too! Have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  3. love the geese in flight shot. and the grackle has such great attitude! :)

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  4. Train tracks are an interesting feature for photos and your nature studies are always beautiful

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  5. Beautiful place with lovely birds.

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  6. It looks like late fall to me. I really like the photo of the blue-winged teal.

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  7. the sky is great and the web is cool

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  8. Beautiful hike again, and the web is so pretty!

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  9. Another nice journey Gary.. it's a lovely place.

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  10. Lovely walk. Great shot of the geese in flight!

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  11. you have gorgeous fall colors in full display. oh so sad for the little chirper with injured foot.

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  12. Lovely fall colours Gary! That teal is amazing, it's gliding.

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  13. Hi there - like the railway track image - very nice perspective.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Australia

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  14. Beautiful birds again ! my cats share my opinion, but for another purpose !

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  15. Great colours in your neck of the woods.

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  16. You have a lovely chronicle of the seasons, indeed! And its always a treat to see your feathered friends, handicapped or robust. We've had the bigger guys [jays & blackbirds] @the feeders lately--leaving soon?
    Happy weekend!

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  17. Amazing series of the photos. Gorgeous nature.

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  18. I would love to see the blue-winged teal. :)

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  19. I hope the bird's leg heals!

    These are lovely pics - wonderful mist and sun. The web shot is magical as is the very first one.

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  20. Wunderbare Serie!
    Es gibt so viele schöne Vögel in Kanada! Und die Landschaft ist wunderbar mit den herbstlichen Wäldern!
    Sehr schöne Fotos!

    Liebe Grüsse aus der Schweiz
    Yvonne

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  21. Wonderful autumn color and reflections. Great birds too:-)

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  22. I have no idea how you do what you do, but please keep on doing it! That's too bad about the sparrow's leg, poor thing. I am glad your weather is a bit better.

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  23. Great to see all those lovely views and the multitude of birds you get photos of--great post. Mickie ;)

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  24. Thanks everybody for the kind words. The White crowned Sparrow by the way gets along perfectly fine. Boom & Gary.

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