St. Catharines Birds
Bird photography

Birds on the Move in St. Catharines

In this instalment of our bird photography blog, we visit some of our favourite birding spots in St. Catharines for a look at some early spring migrants. Bird Photography in St. Catharines: Early Spring Wow, what a whirlwind of weather the last few days here in Niagara. Two solid days of non-stop rain, a full day of snow to start…

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Warblers at Point Pelee
Bird photography, Travel

Preparing for the 2016 Festival of Birds

The Best Place for Bird Watching in Ontario We have just over 2 days until we leave for our 4th year of travelling to Point Pelee National Park for the Festival of Birds (aka spring songbird migration). Point Pelee is recognized as a world-class birding destination that brings hundreds of species to the park’s grounds as one of the best…

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birds of ontario
Bird photography, Migration, Ontario Birds

Photographing the Migrating Birds of Ontario

We couldn’t be more excited about the arrival of the migrating birds of Ontario. From colorful songbirds like the Yellow warbler to elusive waterfowl like the Blue-winged teal, Ontario enjoys a wide variety of amazing birds passing through during the spring. As amateur bird photography enthusiasts, our primary interest is to capture the natural behavior of these incredible animals. Because…

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Bird photography

Lifer – Pine Siskin

Back to Shorthills We ventured back out to Short Hills Provincial Park in hopes of capturing the vivid fall colours that are currently on display. Just in case there was an opportunity to shoot some wildlife – we brought our Canon 70D and 300mm f/4, as well as our landscape lens (17-40mm f/4 L) Short Hills Provincial Park Short Hills…

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Bird photography

Bird watching with Rudy at Short Hills Provincial Park

Colour, Colour Everywhere The beautiful fall colours have begun to decorate this special location in Niagara. On the holiday Monday of the Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend, Ashley and I decided to take our Black Lab/Hound mix Rudy for a hike through Short Hills Provincial Park. The weather was incredible that day with clear blue skies and temperatures hovering around 17° Celsius…

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