Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lake

Wednesday’s Photos

Arrival of the Hummingbirds

Remember the portraits of that cute little junco which allowed me to take its pictures at close range. Now the juncos have left and moved on further north presumably to their nesting areas in the Yukon wilderness. With the arrival of spring and warmer weather we now enjoy the buzzing and flitting about of the humming birds. What a surprise to have one little critter posing for me! This is highly unusual as these restless birds never sit still in one place for any length of time. This bird’s bright colourful plumage almost iridescent in the sunshine indicate his gender. He must have observed me filling up the humming bird feeder with liquid energy. So he showed his gratitude by posing for me. Enjoy.

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Biene’s Art Work – Part III

My Wife’s Art Work

Last week I published some paintings, which generated quite a bit of praise  and supporting comments in the blogging community, but they were somewhat dated and according to my wife’s opinion not all were worthwhile to be put on my blog. The lesson I learned from this experience is that I should always consult with my better half, especially when it comes to publishing  her art. To show that I am truly sorry I will present to you eight more additional wild life paintings and two portraits: one – a copy of a famous painting and the other – a copy of a photograph of the National Geographic magazine. Leave me a note in your comment if you can guess their origin.

Just click on any image to enlarge.