Saskatchewan Spring Field Report

2014 Spring Snow Goose and Field Conditions April 23 Update: Heavy rain today. While the weather may alter snow goose behaviour somewhat I don’t suspect it has changed the number of birds in the area. Travel on the gravel roads will be difficult until we have had some warm dry weather. April 22 Update: Today […]

Hunting Snow Geese in the Spring

Spring Snow Storm In The Forecast Spring snow goose season opens April 1 in Saskatchewan. If you’re like me, this winter feels like it has lasted far too long. However there is another snow storm on the horizon – of snow geese! Snow geese breed in the Arctic, on Canada’s northern coast and some large […]

“Did Someone Say Fish?” – American White Pelican in Springtime

American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Every spring, before pelicans start nesting, they congregate in the creeks and shallow bays where fish are spawning, in order to replenish their energy stores. This image is a pelican landing on the water for “refuelling” after spring migration. Photo captured by Nikon D300 – Nikkor AF-S 18-200mm 1:3.5 – […]

Mountain Stream in Early Spring

This prairie boy is still amazed when he sees a flowing mountain stream in the middle of winter. In Southern Saskatchewan, most water is frozen from November until April, so traveling to Canmore, AB this past April was an early glimpse of spring for me. To me this photograph reflects (pun intended) the tranquility of […]

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