Tag Archives: Birds

Full Circle – My Last Post


So here we are, full circle. Here’s a link to my first post, made back on June 1st, 2009. It’s the backside of the building in the photo above — The Gooderham Building, at Church St. and Front St. in … Continue reading

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Landing Zone


I caught this bird dropping down on the rock to join his buddies on the lake.

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Real Squawkers!


EXIF: Ap | F8 | 1/400 s | 250mm | Ev 0.00 I honestly don’t know what all the fuss was about but this guy simply would not shut the f*** up. 🙂 I had my camera set to continuous … Continue reading

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Wildlife in the city


This photo was inspired by the outstanding bird photos Tracy keeps posting on her blog, Milkay Project 365. I thought, hey maybe I should feature some of the wild birds that live in Toronto. This was taken at Bay St. … Continue reading

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Birds on Ice


Happy Saturday everyone. Thought I’d post a photo with some nice blue sky in it, since we haven’t seen any here in Toronto in a week, it seems. But today’s sunnier than flying pan full of eggs, although a bit … Continue reading

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Black & White Bird Over Water


This is one of the photos that was ruined by smudges caused by my point & shoot. So I cropped out the smudges and converted to black & white. I then dialled up the contrast and left in the digital … Continue reading

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Quacky Sunset


Here’s another photo from the Scarborough Bluffs, featuring my favourite model, Quacky. I was drawn to the shadow he’s kicking off behind him. This is at sunset from a couple of weeks back.

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Pigeons warming their tushes


Pigeons aren’t all that dumb a bird, really. Here’s a bunch of them warming their tushies over a grate in the sidewalk in downtown Toronto today. I guess they learned it from the homeless who do the same. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Five Second Rule


This photo comes from the Distillery District when I met my friend Diane for lunch down there a couple of weeks back. Well, here we are at the beginning of another work week. Yuk. In Toronto it’s gotten a wee … Continue reading

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Flight Path


As you can see, there are smudges in this photo (the most visible smudge it just above the bird’s right wing). When I wrote about them last night I assumed they were on the lens, but after a thorough cleaning … Continue reading

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