Thursday, August 30, 2012

More Strange Happenings At The Vermilon River.

I think this is going to be a strange post, not because of the photos, but because of Blogger/Google. I've had to enter the post through a microsoft browser, not Google Chrome as it will not accept the photos on the blog site using chrome. The photos are also not loading correctly, and I'm having to do them twice. So I'll move forward with captions and cope as best as possible.
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Upper River in mist.

 At the right the River through a rock face looking north. You'll see the trees starting to change. The Vermilon Forest is a gold forest in the fall, unlike southern forests which have more maple and oak, and are red and gold. Our red comes from a few maples, the pin cherry trees, and the blueberry plants which cover the the clearings.
Looking North

Looking south.

Looking north again.

The sun filtering through the leaves, and making highlights.

The same, but I couldn't make up my mind which I liked.

 A selection of red maple leaves.
The same.

Red blueberry leaves.

The whole forest is alive in cleared areas with wild sunflowers. They're smaller then the domestic ones, and grow taller.

This is a clump growing on the bank of a wetland.

Geese in flight.

Same.

I found a little trail which allowed me to look in on all these geese in a River wetland. They're all in moult. Imagine the warm down vests. If you look closely you can see the feathers in the water.

Same

Same

These duck photos were taken at the East Track beaver pond in the mist.

Same.

Wood duck in flight.

Same

Spooked mallard.

Mallard on the big wetland.

Chestnut-sided Warbler.

Same

Same.

Same.

This is a series of Nashville Warblers

Same.

Same.

Chickadee.

Blue Jay.

This Red Squirrel watched me, until he relented and posed for a shot. A post to Sky Warch Friday, and Camera Critters. Click to go directly.

52 comments:

  1. Always a stunning set of images, Gary!

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  2. the 3rd shot down is beautiful. :) love the sunflowers, too.

    i use chrome and don't have a problem (fingers crossed. :))

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  3. Those maple leaves are lovely - wish we had a bit more red in our mountain colors. Our sunflowers are blooming profusely along trails and in wild areas - yours are putting on quite a show!

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  4. The mist over the river looks pretty. And I love the birds, geese and ducks. Great series of photos.

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  5. Another great post from you!
    I like your photos!

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  6. Delightful sequence of shots!

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  7. Terrific captures as always, Gary! Love the sunflowers, and birds and, of course, the squirrel! Enjoy your weekend!

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  8. Wonderful series as always. Thanks, Gary!

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  9. Beautiful place with such interesting variety of birds.

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  10. Love the geese and duck photos--and the mist on the River!

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  11. More great images of your wonderful part of the world and its wildlife.
    I think the geese are beginning to move, I'm seeing increased numbers here in California.

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  12. What delightful shots of the lake, the mist and your delicious blue skies.

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  13. You are lucky living in such a place where you can capture these awesome flora and fauna. Thanks for these lovely shots.

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  14. Lovely red maple leaves and wildlife.

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  15. Enjoyed the photographs immensely. Looks like fall is moving in on you, yes? Lovely country up there.

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  16. As I enjoy your images, I imagine the sounds you're hearing and no doubt... enjoying.

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  17. Great series, the first six pictures I find perfectly.
    Greetings Irma

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  18. Great series once again :)Love the one with the mist!

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  19. Beautiful series of images showing.
    Once everything is very green here because of much rain - but autumn colors are incredibly beautiful.
    Can see that it is starting over at you (the red leaves).
    Wish you a good weekend :)
    Hanne Bente

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  20. The wood duck looks so regal in flight!
    Beautiful captures all!!

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  21. What nice and amazing pictures all are lovely; i love maple leafts; the birds and the squirrel ah and love your dog lovely!
    ah Betsy will love this especially the birds!

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  22. Gorgeous shots!
    Thank´s for sharing!

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  23. Your shots of the colorful birds and flowers are great as ever, but this time I specially like your first shots of the magnificent landscapes by the river.

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  24. Delicious photos as always, yes, Chrome is not going well lately.

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    1. Thanks for the confirmation of Blogger difficulties. Boom & Gary of the The Vermilon River.

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  25. great series and love the one with sun flares...

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  26. Stunning! By the way, you have a beautiful dog! :) :) :)

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  27. Beautiful series from you again.
    Wish you a great weekend.
    Hilda

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  28. Another beautiful post, I love all you r photo's sorry to hear that chrome doesn't,t work nicely. I love your beautiful dog, precious.

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  29. Beautiful shots! Amazing to see the red already. Maybe that's why the migraters are already heading down here. They know fall is coming soon up there.

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  30. This is a wonderful landscape with birds and plants.
    Thank you for this interesting and beautiful post.
    Love greetings, Karin

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  31. blogger has been quirky this week, glad you persisted to share your great collection of nature photos

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  32. Very nice, you do see beautiful sights on your hikes.

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  33. You always have such stunning nature shots! I particularly like the 8th photo with the spiky-looking rays of the sun streaming through the leaves of the tree. Love the flying geese shots, too! We have lots of wild geese near our house.

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  34. Just watching nature makes me think life is beautiful! Thanks for sharing!


    Kim,USA

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  35. i have the same problem with Blogger.:(
    the mist is magical, it looks like smoke on the water. i enjoyed your photos of nature.

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  36. You always have such great photos!

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  37. Fabulous shots! SO much variety!

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  38. Awesome images!

    Visiting from Camera Critters.
    Pets & Critters Nook

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  39. Fabulous pix Gary as always....I'm sorry Google is giving you troubles, but I sure wouldn't have known there were any problems if you hadn't said so. The sun filtered through the trees is wonderful (both versions). And I love the birds of course and am envious.

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  40. I enjoyed this series of photos, sure sign that fall is on the way. I'm looking forward to that season. Hope the Google problems sort themselves out. It can get pretty frustrating.

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  41. The colors of your world and the creatures that occupy it leave me speechless. These birds are elegant and peaceful. Your post is beautiful. Sorry about that weird blogging challenge, though!

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  42. Nice set of shots - do I detect a hint of Autumn? We just had our first spring-like weekend here so it would make sense.

    Stewart M - Australia

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  43. Beautiful set of nature photos, Gary!

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