Bug Interest

========================================================================================================= Giant red crowned woodpecker's bug interest seems evident as he hangs by clawed feet perched high up ready to peck out any insects on utility pole. Perhaps, it spotted some wood-boring beetle larvae on pole or more likely carpenter ants which are more numerous and create tunneled colonies in trees. Early last week I … Continue reading Bug Interest

Weekly Photo Challenge: Relic

Ottawa is full of relics of Canada's historical past and one, the Rideau Canal, took a very important part in this country's development. Recently, after attending a conference at the Chateau Laurier Hotel just a stone's throw from Canada's Parliament complex, I discovered a part of the Rideau Canal system. I had just left the … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Relic