Still Embracing Winter?

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Lynde Shores Conservation Park is a favourite hiking spot, but this trip marked my first winter adventure on the trails. 

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I get birds are designed to swim in even the coldest of weather, but still I got shivers watching the American Black Ducks and Canada Geese dive in the water.

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 All this winter wonderland almost makes up for the shoveling - almost.

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The trails this year are probably the prettiest winter scenery I have seen in our region.

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My daughter who smugly insists on packing a coffee even for a hike!

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The birds and small animals are very tame and easily feed out of your hand.

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With the sun beginning to set we thought it might be a good time to get out of the thick of the woods!

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What a stunning grand finale for our hike to see the sunset over the marsh.
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10 comments:

Leora said...

Beautiful photography, especially the duck with the blue in the feather. I agree with your daughter - coffee on the go is nice.

Judy said...

What gorgeous scenery!!! I especially love the last shot, and the chickadee!!!
I have not been out much this winter - both dogs have decided they are too old for winter...

The Furry Gnome said...

Nice pictures! Great one of the chickadee. And yes, I'm still embracing winter.

Andrea @ From The Sol said...

This is my first visit to your blog and I loved every inch of it. Your pictures are gorgeous and how I would love to take a walk with you in the Lynde Shores Conservation Park. What a beautiful place and the idea of the birds eating from your hand ... I love it. I have signed up to follow you. I think we have much in common, including a dog who loves the snow. I look forward to future visits.

Andrea @ From The Sol

eileeninmd said...

Wow, these are all beautiful images. I love the snow, the cute chickadee and the duck pond. And you daughter is pretty too. What a lovely park to visit. Lovely blog and post. Have a happy week ahead!

betty-NZ said...

Your photos are quite stunning! This is truly a winter wonderland. How fun to have the wild birds eating out of your hand!

Rambling Woods said...

I could embrace winter better with my daughter along with some Tim Horton Coffee.... Your daughter is beautiful along with your winter photos.... Michelle

Stewart M said...

Have coffee, will travel!

Those sunset images are great!

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Nancy C said...

Amazing images -- each one is so special in its own way. Great work!

EG CameraGirl said...

I am indeed still embracing winter. Your photos are wonderful!

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