Canada 2015 – Wildlife

For the first blog post of 2016, some photos from last year when I went to Canada.  I’ve got lots of photos to share form my Canadian adventures… just ten at a time of course. 

One of the things I was looking forward to seeing and photographing was some of the wildlife that inhabits Canada.  On my list of wildlife to shoot, well photograph, was a whale, a moose, and a beaver.  I managed two of three, but had to cheat a bit with both of those as you’ll see below.  It’s disappointing to miss out on some of the wildlife I wanted to see so I guess I’ll just have to return to try again some time.

Most of the photos are from the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland where I spent the majority of my holiday.  

I did a whale spotting boat tour with O’Brien’s Whale and Bird Tours from Bay Bulls.  When I went, on an overcast day in September, it was just out of whale season and no whales appeared.  But I did photograph some puffins and eagles in the wild.  It was very cold out on the water so if you ever go be sure to take a big coat!  Ironically when we got back to dry land the weather started to improve and quickly became warm and sunny.

I also visited Salmonier Nature Park which is a government run conservation park.  The park is so vast that all the animals have lots of space which is always nice to see.

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