Mother and child.
Bison in Elk Island National Park, Alberta.
Mom never took her eyes off me. A good protective mother :-)
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O Canada We Stand on Guard for....
Proud parents standing guard over their brood.
Photographed on 2017 06 24, in Elk Island National Park, Alberta, Canada.
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Ursus Americanus (Black Bear)
He had been eating when he heard a noise and stuck this very alert pose for me:-)
Photographed in Banff National Park, near Rampart Creek, Alberta, Canada.
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Wildlife headshot - Bighorn Sheep
A Bighorn Sheep, photographed at Wind Point along the David Thompson Highway (aka Alberta Provincial Highway No. 11), on June 7, 2017.
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With patience and stealth you can get wildlife to pose for classic head shots!
Female Ruddy Duck / Oxyra jamaicensis
Almost missed seeing this little lady who was hiding in the cattails, along the shore of Astotin Lake in Elk Island National Park, Alberta, Canada.
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Heron in the early morning light.
Look at my huge feet!
A young American Coot along the shore of Astotin Lake, in Elk Island Park, near Edmonton, Alberta.
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A female Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) with one of her six ducklings, along the shore of Astotin Lake in Elk Island National Park.
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A Mallard duckling (Anas platyrhynchos), photographed at Astatine Lake in Elk Island National Park, just east of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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How dare you watch me!
If looks could kill:-) I interrupted this beaver's breakfast, and this is the look I got.
Castor canadenis (beaver) in Elk Island National Park.
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An American Coot (Fulica americana) on Astotin Lake, in Elk Island National Park.
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Mother and Child:-)
An American Coot (Fulica americana ) and her chick, on Astotin Lake, in Elk Island National Park
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This little Golden Mantled Ground Squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis) had a great time watching us slowly picking our way through the boulders along Consolation Lake in Banff National Park.
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I'm talking to you!
I disturbed these two juvenile Mallard ducks (Anas platyhynchos) and was told to 'Duck Off'.
Photographed on 2017 08 17 at Astotin Lake in Elk Island National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Illuminated by the sun rising over the tree tops, on Astotin Lake in Elk Island National Park.
A Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena)
A Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) admiring it's own reflection in a beaver pond in Elk Island National Park on 2017 09 24.
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A Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philiadelphia) soaring gracefully over Astotin Lake in Elk Island National Park.
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Just a Robin...
A Robin (Turdus migratorius) looking very elegant and plump, ready to migrate south away from a cold Alberta winter.
Photographed at Elk Island National Park on 2017 09 28)
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Looking well fed!
A little Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) basking in the warm glow of an early morning sunrise on 2017 09 28, in Elk Island National Park.
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A juvenile Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) resting on Astotin Lake in Elk Island National park on 2017 09 27)
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A Hairy Woodpecker (Leuconotopicus villosus) in Elk Island National Park on 2017 10 12.