Tag Archives: hawk

Prairie dogs, falcons and hawks with thanks

Posted on 19. Sep, 2011 by .

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It is always great to get together with a bunch of like-minded folks where I can share my passion for wildlife photography. We spent a full day in the classroom Saturday and then on Sunday morning we took a field trip to a number of locations to help the student’s practice what they’d learned during Saturday’s lecture. We visited the world’s northern most…

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Beware the Headless Hawk Phenomenon!

Posted on 19. Aug, 2009 by .

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…I soon noticed a disturbing trend. Although the birds at first appeared healthy and full of life, I soon started to notice a number of birds that appeared, and there is no easy way of saying this, well, they appeared headless. There I said it. Headless hawks. In Edmonton. Headless Hawks in Edmonton!!!…

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Photoshop Tutorial – Creating PhotoStrips

Posted on 11. Feb, 2009 by .

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Photo Strips WildShots Photoshop Tutorial – In today’s Photoshop tutorial, I take a look at Photoshop’s Photomerge capabilities. I show you how to use those capabilities to combine a number of images or consecutive frames into…

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Wildlife where you least expect it

Posted on 28. Nov, 2008 by .

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One of the common questions I get pertains to locations to finding wildlife. And while it is certainly true that it is much more likely for me to find good photographic opportunities outside the city, every once in a while you get lucky.

This spring I was chatting with my dad and he mentioned that a friend of his had told him about this location with an eagles nest out back of a restaurant. There were supposedly chicks in the nest and the parents were ferrying food to them. I was sceptical that there was an eagle’s nest, but thought there might be a hawk’s nest and decided to check it out.

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