Despite its striking appearance, the American Bittern is a secretive bird and quite inconspicuous amid the dense reed beds and marsh vegetation.
(Sturgeon County, Alberta)
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Barn Swallow feeding Fledglings
(Taken on Sept. 2018, Boardwalk, JE Poole Wetland, St. Albert, Alberta)
A young Pied billed Grebe relaxing in the morning light.
(Taken on early Aug, Grandin Pond, St. Albert, Alberta)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird with the maple tree foliage in the background, far enough to create a blurred backdrop.
This flying gem won't be here for long. It's enjoying a pitstop before embarking on its migration to points further south.
(Taken on mid-Aug. East end, Edmonton, Alberta)
I caugth this photogenic Cedar Waxwing sitting still on a good perch with nice morning light and eye contact. (Early August, JE Poole Wetland, Boardwalk, St. Albert, Alberta)