Category Archives: Snow

Cold Day at the Feeder

  A bitter cold day and the local flock of Redpolls descend on our Niger seed feeder for a free handout. Cold winter days take their toll on wild birds, and the smaller they are, the harder they feel it. … Continue reading

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Rose Hips and Snow

  On a walk in our woodlot on a crisp, cold winter’s day, gentle flurries were falling, capping everything in their way. These rose hips were crowned with a soft abundance of distinct flakes, producing a most pleasing image. Sony … Continue reading

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Beware the Ides of March

Maritimers have long heeded those lines from Shakespeare’s Julius Cæsar. Almost every 15th of March something nasty in the environmental line seems to arrive on our doorstep. This year, at least at this end of the Province, we got off … Continue reading

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March Dusting

It’s late winter and an overnight dusting of snow, combined with a bright morning leave a transient postcard picture of my woodlot. All this will be gone by mid-morning as the temperatures rise to well above freezing. Soon the clocks … Continue reading

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Ruisseau des Irlandais

Deep in the backwoods of the French Shore, in Clare, Digby county is a maze of private logging roads that are also used by those with secluded cabins on the shore of small, remote lakes and ponds. Because logging is … Continue reading

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Snow on Hydrangea

A winter storm came through last night, dropping lots of rain before changing to freezing rain and then heavy, wet snow. This morning everything, including this hydrangea plant, is covered with a thick frosting of snow. Sony A-900 – Tamron … Continue reading

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Chestnut Sapling in Snow

A short-lived winter storm hit yesterday, giving us the first blizzard conditions of this year’s winter season. Within fifteen minutes it was a winter wonderland out there. This young chestnut tree, with snow covered spruce in the background, and the … Continue reading

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Ice in the Fork

Snow, earlier in the day, started to melt but as the temperature dropped precipitously in the afternoon the partially melted snow changed to ice, leaving crystallized structures such as this in the forks of the brush along the sides of … Continue reading

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Anybody Got Any Gloves?

One of the challenges of this project is getting images on nasty days. The Sony A-900 is a professional camera and as such is fully weatherproofed, but alas, I am not! Today we are experiencing a winter storm with cold … Continue reading

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Snow on Alder Cones

It is -10.2℃ and snowing today. If you know me, you know that as far as I’m concerned the only place for cold and snow is on the top of a mountain… in a picture… on a postcard…far, far away. … Continue reading

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