July and the beginning of August were mostly wet and cool. A LOT OF HUMIDITY. But I walked most days and got quite a few good pictures.
Scenes from Harrisson Park in Owen Sound – we went up for Penny and Bill’s wedding. I enjoyed 2 walks in the park and Garnet got to relax and have a pipe – Saturday afternoon and late Sunbday morning.
New crop of frogs at Royak City Park.
Bee on a thistle flower – SilverCreek Park Guelph
Bee in flower – Riverside
Bee on golden rod – pattern on bee is spectacular.
Land snail – Riverside Park – Guelph
Hummingbird – Lac des Serpents – Quebec
Getting your “mergansers” in a row….LOL
Water Striders on a very calm day ….. they really do walk on water.
Great Blue Heron catching a huge catfish – it took quite a while for it to be able to manage to get it down – very interesting.
Osprey with fish in claws – Riverside Park – Guelph
Red Spotted purple butterfly – variant form – Riverside Park
Hairy Woodpecker – huge – Riverside Park
Blue Heron squawking about something – SilverCreek Park
Painted Turtle – Riverside Park near walking bridge
Snapping turtle – near Speedvale Rd in Riverside Park
An immature Northern Flicker …. sat and posed for me….
Straight Lanced Meadow katydid – immature – hard to get pic but well worth it.
Toronto Railyards from Walkway connecting Union Station to Convention Center. Went to go to Aquarium but long line-ups so visited railway museum and brewery instead. Will go back in the Fall.