Species Profile: Long-tailed Duck

Waterfowl are perhaps the most interesting animals on the planet. From high north to the deep south, and from desert to wetlands, you can find waterfowl almost anywhere. My favourite of all is a rather hard-to-find resident of British Columbia’s coast: the Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis). As can be seen in the range map, the … Continue reading

Mallard Taking a Bath

Wildlife photography typically takes the aim of capturing something inaccessible, something rare, or a vision in crisp detail that might otherwise not sit still long enough to examine. We were impressed this week with the unique vision presented by lionsnaturephotography, where a common and recognizable visitor of wetlands – a mallard duck – is made … Continue reading

Wood Duckling

There’s something about baby animals that just make our hearts smile! This week, our selected photographer Jay Black displays young wildlife at its finest in this adorable, lively duckling. The fluffy wetland citizen frolics in the open waters, looking to the sky as though it is ready to explore the next frontier. The delightful moment was captured … Continue reading

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