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Parker’s Nature

It’s a wildlife time of year! As the lingering heat of summer begins to rise away from the valley bottoms in the Rockies and Purcells, as well as the Columbia Trench, wildlife begins to return to prepare for the long … > Read More

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker and Julie Babcock We shot this beaver up St. Mary’s on the weekend. We followed him around about 20 minutes. He’d dive, then resurface and swim around a bit. He climbed onto this log about three times. … > Read More

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By Shawn Parker They were a fair distance from home, not sure what happened to them, but there were two South Polar Skuas on St. Mary’s Lake recently. It took us forever to find them on the iphones’ ibird app. … > Read More

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By Shawn Parker The water level on Kootenay Lake is higher than most folks can remember. Not surprisingly, the Creston Wildlife Management Area is experiencing flooding. “We couldn’t walk any loops; you could swim them but walking would be tough.Even … > Read More

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker So once again I head up to look for those damn owls. I got to the tree with the pileated woodpecker nest, and set up the tripod and was clicking away, when this lady with this Czech … > Read More

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker I was walking below Cominco Gardens the other day, looking for this Great Horned Owl I’ve heard is hanging around. I saw it briefly for about two seconds as it flew through the trees. So as I’m … > Read More

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker This osprey posed for Julie for the longest time. She finally walked down the bridge far enough to get the mountains in the background. Shawn Parker is a Kimberley-based photographer whose work, as well as his partner … > Read More

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker We saw this heron just in time to see him fly off. I jumped out of the truck and ripped off a couple quick shots, but I was nowhere near ready. I try to learn something from … > Read More

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker The osprey are back from wintering in Mexico! Shawn Parker is a Kimberley-based photographer whose work appears in e-KNOW and SNAP East Kootenay.

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Parker’s Nature

By Shawn Parker Loons are not the easiest birds to get pictures of. I have a 270 mm lens that I use, and I have never gotten a shot worthy of making public. Then I got a 500 mm lens. … > Read More

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