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 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!

bettyl-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 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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