I forgot to mention white water scenes in the title which are also a favourite of mine. The River is in flood again because of the rain and the snow. The snow by the way keeps disappearing with warming temperatures. But this means great opportunities to try new camera tricks, the old slow shutter speed trick in this case.
I have, but never take the tripod with me. Just too much to carry. There's really only one area in which the tripod would be useful and that's in one of the wetlands where the ground is fairly even. Otherwise setting up the tripod on the uneven ground would be impossible. So all these shots are hand held.
These are Tiger Moth caterpillars that I encountered crossing the trail on the east side of the River.
The trail is wide in this area and this little guy made it. I guess it just proves that every impediment is relative.
I did a post earlier on all the sparrow variations which are resident here. Just click on the index in the side bar if you want to find it.
Although the Goldfinch overwinter here, the male has now changed to his winter colour, more like the female.
I've seen quite a few Female Ruffled Grouse this year, but no males. Nor, have I seen any Spruce Grouse, male or female.
Or maybe they're just naturally nosey, and once you've stopped moving, they come out to see what you are.
If any of the squirrels are missing from the preceding frames we all know who to blame. A Post to WBW @ http://pineriverreview.blogspot.com/ Just a note: I'm behind on my posts, and visits to other blogs. So let me appologize upfront. I'm behind because of things I have to do and some things that are fun to do. For instance today I attended a common birthday party for people born in December. I was amazed by the number of people in attendence.