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  1. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Stoney Swamp Network of Trails

    The Stoney Swamp Trail System is located in the city of Ottawa's Greenbelt protected lands and is a popular location for outdoor enthusiasts to partake in hiking, biking & just spending time in the woods. There is a network of trails that comprise the swamp complex, they include : Stoney Swamp...
  2. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Protected Area : Larose Forest

    It begins in 1928, when agronomist Ferdinand Larose established the first conifer planting on abandoned farmlands near Bourget. Since then, it has turned into a site of the most interesting woodlands of the Ottawa Valley. 10,944.7-hectare (27,045-acre) forest, part of the 71,100,000 hectares...
  3. Dragonfly of the Fall

    Dragonfly of the Fall

    Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum) female at the Bill Mason Centre, Dunrobin, Ontario, Canada. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/4.0 28.0 mm 1/320 100 Flash (off, did not fire)
  4. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Shirleys Bay Where the Bunnies Play

    What can I say about this haven for the Snowshoe Hares ... Whenever I need a pick me up I go here to see one of my favourite animals : Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) Shirleys Bay, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. #Bunny #rabbit #Hare #animal #wildlife #nature And don't let me get started on the...
  5. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Soon Soon Spring Will be Hare

    A most Special Place to see Bunnies' frolicking in the snow is Shirleys Bay part of Ottawa's Greenbelt protected lands. Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) Shirleys Bay, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. #wildlife #specialplace #rabbit #Hare #protectedlands Canon EOS M100 • EF-M55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM •...
  6. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Love on the Beach

    A couple of LeConte's Tiger Beetles (Cicindela scutellaris ssp. lecontei) having the time of their lives on the beach at the Pinery Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Taken on June 1, 2017. From the Archive. #love #February #mating #TigerBeetles #insects #wildlife #animals Panasonic DMC-ZS60 N/A...
  7. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Big Flower on a Carnivorous Plant

    These were the ones that were discovered to be eating Salamanders in Algonquin Provincial Park. Northern Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia purpurea ssp. purpurea) Purdon Conservation Area, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. Newfoundland & Labrador's provincial flower & emblem. From the Archive: Taken on June 30...
  8. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Wise One of the Woods

    American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus) Nopiming Game Sanctuary, Arnprior, Ontario, Canada. Taken on August 15, 2020. #Amphibian #toad #wildlife Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/3.5 28.0 mm 1/60 400 Flash (off, did not fire)
  9. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Unknown Bird Feather

    Bill Mason Centre, Dunrobin, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Taken on October 17, 2020. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/4.0 28.0 mm 1/60 200 Flash (off, did not fire)
  10. Greg Shchepanek

    Want critique Reptile Eye Macro

    Eye focusing on an Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis) Bill Mason Centre, Dunrobin, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Taken on October 17, 2020. #reptiles #snake #wildlife #eye Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/3.5 28.0 mm 1/250 1000 Flash (off, did not fire)
  11. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? I Have my Eye on You

    Now we can post our Frog Macros. American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) Bill Mason Centre, Dunrobin, Ontario, Canada. Taken on October 17, 2020. #Amphibian #Frog #wildlife Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/5.6 28.0 mm 1/320 200 Flash (off, did not fire)
  12. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Spotted Jewelweed

    A hummingbird favourite is the Spotted Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) Nopiming Game Sanctuary, Arnprior, Ontario, Canada. Taken on August 15, 2020. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/3.5 28.0 mm 1/60 200 Flash (off, did not fire)
  13. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Canadian Forces Matchbook

    The Special Service Force was a designation used by two army units: a World War II Canadian-American formation, and a Canadian Army formation from 1977 to 1995. Motto - OSONS (We Dare) Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/4.0 28.0 mm 1/60 1600 Flash (off, did not fire)
  14. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Snake/Scented Liverwort

    Snake/Scented Liverwort (Conocephalum conicum) Nopiming Game Sanctuary, Arnprior, Ontario, Canada. Panasonic DMC-ZS20 • ƒ/3.3 4.3 mm 1/60 250 Flash (off, did not fire)
  15. Greg Shchepanek

    Birds I am so Pretty

    Northern Cardinal female (Cardinalis cardinalis) Britannia Conservation Area, Mud Lake, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Nikon Coolpix S9900 • ƒ/6.4 135.0 mm 1/250 160 Flash (off, did not fire)
  16. Greg Shchepanek

    Birds What are you Looking at?

    Northern Cardinal male (Cardinalis cardinalis) Britannia Conservation Area, Mud Lake, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Nikon Coolpix S9900 • ƒ/6.4 135.0 mm 1/125 220 Flash (off, did not fire)
  17. Greg Shchepanek

    Birds One of my Favourite Bird Encounters

    A flock of Pine Siskins (Spinus pinus) visit the bird feeder at the Jack Pine Trail, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Taken on April 3, 2016. Nikon Coolpix S9900 • ƒ/6.4 135.0 mm 1/100 400 Flash (off, did not fire)
  18. Greg Shchepanek

    Wildlife I'm Going Through Changes

    A sure sign of spring is when the Snowshoe Hares (Lepus americanus) begin their change Shirleys Bay, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Taken on March 21, 2020. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM • ƒ/6.3 181.0 mm 1/320 200 Flash (off, did not fire)
  19. Greg Shchepanek

    Wildlife Hug a tree ... or max relax it's the weekend ... have a good one!

    American Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) Britannia Conservation Area, Mud Lake, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Taken on July 28, 2019. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM • ƒ/6.3 200.0 mm 1/320 1600 Flash (off, did not fire)
  20. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Last thought of Christmas 2020

    Remnants of Christmas 2020 at the Arboretum, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/5.6 28.0 mm 1/400 200 Flash (off, did not fire)