Short-eared Owl

A Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) soars across Delta‚Äôs Boundary Bay in our Photo of the Week by Joerg Rockenberger in a shot snapped in January with a Canon EOS-1D MarkIV.  The Short-eared Owl is found in open grassland areas and has a wide distribution, including North and South America, Eurasia and many islands of Oceania. … Continue reading

Snowy Wingspan

Besides the obvious beauty of our Photo of the Week, I am most impressed with this photographer’s precision in snapping this great shot of the Snowy Owl. With impeccable clarity, Sharon Talson has captured a great sense of movement and detail in the Snowy Owl wingspan. I’m intrigued about the events that followed this picture and … Continue reading

Eggs, Feathers and Model Habitat

This past weekend we got out to two separate wetland related events worth mentioning. After a great experience volunteering to help clean out nest boxes with the Burnaby Lake Park Association last year, we decided it was time for round two. Neil, myself and new 2012 volunteer intern, Jason, attended a three hour blitz of … Continue reading

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