Posts Tagged ‘Canon EOS 7D’

Snowy Owl, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Yellow Stare

A snowy owl perches on a pole on Ward’s beach.

The sun sets on ducks swimming through thin ice, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Split Tones

Twilight descends upon a mixed raft of ducks swimming through fresh ice during a -22°C cold snap.

Bald eagle eating a cormorant morsel, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Down the Hatch

Another view of the Bald eagle dining on a cormorant down by St. Andrew’s.


Bombardier Q400 in front of super moon, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Bombardier Supermoon

The rarest of Toronto wildlife: a delivered Bombardier product. A Bombardier Q400 flies in front of the rising supermoon on final approach to Billy Bishop.

A snowy owl stares into the camera, Ward's Beach, Toronto Islands

Yellow Stare

Another view of the beautiful snowy owl that was haunting the end of Ward’s beach.

Heavy steam rises above the break wall, Ward's Beach, Toronto Islands

Breakwall

Heavy steam rises above the breakwall at the end of Ward’s beach during a -22°C cold snap.


Duck fishing in front of Leslie St Spit, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Spit Steam

A lone duck fishes in the steam off of Ward’s beach during a -22°C cold snap.

Trumpeter swan flying over frozen Lake Ontario, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Trumpeter Blues

A lone trumpeter swan flies over forming ice during a -22°C cold snap.

Robin puffed up against cold, Ward's Island, Toronto Island

Round Robin

A robin puffs itself up to keep warm during a -22°C cold snap.


Beach covered in ice, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Transformation

Ward’s Beach is transformed into an alien landscape during a -22°C cold snap.

Snowy Owl, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Snowy Perch II

A snowy owl perches on the ice along Ward’s beach.

Bald eagle eating a cormorant, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Eagle Overload

A bald eagle tears a hapless cormorant to shreds atop one of the new sky ride towers by St. Andrews by the Lake.  The cormorant debris field spread right across the lagoon ice to the farm.


Map turtle covered in poplar fluff, Doughnut Island, Toronto Islands

Fluff Camouflage

Apparently we’re not the only ones cursed with poplar fluff.  Even map turtles basking in the Doughnut Island environs are susceptible.

Mink on shoreline of Centerville, Toronto Island Flood, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Centerville Mink

A mink tours the shoreline of Centerville, enjoying the complete solitude during the Flood of 2017.

Jimmy joking with people at the back of the Jimmy Jones Express, Gibraltar Point, Toronto Islands

JJ Style

Jimmy jokes with the peanut gallery at the back of the bus aboard the Jimmy Jones Express. Click image to view larger.


Manuel in bus driver chic on aboard the Jimmy Jones Express, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Bus Driver

Not to be outdone by Jimmy’s Bomber style, Manuel shows off his Bus Driver aesthetic aboard the Jimmy Jones Express. Click image to view larger.

Jimmy shows of his Bomber style on the Jimmy Jones Express, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Love The Hat

Jimmy models his unique Bomber style on the Jimmy Jones Express. How he hears anything through all that fur is anyone’s guess. Click image to view larger.

Jimmy in the middle of the crowded Jimmy Jones Express, Centre Island, Toronto Islands

Jimmy in the Crowd

Jimmy tells stories to the crowd at the back of the Jimmy Jones Express. Click image to view larger.


Jimmy Jones explains the history of a memorial bench, Centre Island, Toronto Islands

Bench Talk

Jimmy Jones explains the history of a memorial bench on Centre Island to the assembled crowd of the Jimmy Jones express. Click image to view larger.

Memorial plaque for Ted Dinsmore, Centre Island, Toronto Islands

In Memoriam

The memorial plaque for Ted Dinsmore at the base of a tree on Centre. Click image to view larger.

Jimmy Jones with megaphone on the Jimmy Jones Express, Gibraltar Point, Toronto Islands

Megaphone Shade

Jimmy Jones points out details of Gibraltar Point with the aid of a megaphone on the Jimmy Jones Express. Click image to view larger.


Talking in the floodwaters on Cibola Ave, Flood of 2017, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands

Daily Life

It’s now early June, and life in the Flood of 2017 seems to have taken on a new normal.  Laura and Leida talk on Cibola while the lagoon floods the road beneath them.

Wild peacock portrait, Flood of 2017, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Peacock Blues

The escaped peacock, unofficial mascot of the Flood of 2017, has taken to roosting on Freya’s roof.

Mating toads in front of Rectory Cafe, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Rectory Mates

Toads mate in front of the Rectory Café.  It’s a great year to be an amphibian.


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