Images

Sunset over granite patterns, Franklin Island, Georgian Bay

Franklin Wild II

The April sun sets over the fantastic granite of Franklin Island’s western shoreline.

Sunrise over Doubletop Island lighthouse, Western Islands, Georgian Bay

Western Moods

The rising January sun tinges the sky behind the lighthouse on Doubletop island, in the Western island group.

Wave breaking 70 feet over Red Rock lighthouse, Red Rock, Mink Islands, Georgian Bay

Lantern Height

A wave breaks over the Red Rock lighthouse.  The top of the spray is over seventy feet in the air, above the helicopter landing pad installed in the 1970s.


November storm waves, Wreck Island, Georgian Bay

November Fury

A heavy storm surge pounds Wreck Island in the Massasauga Provincial Park, after a weather front packing 100km/h winds moved through the area.

Close black bear portrait, Dead Island, Georgian Bay

High Alert

A black bear gazes curiously into the camera on Dead Island, before scampering off into the forest.

Intertwined northern water snakes, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Double Double

Two northern water snakes keep a lookout next to a hibernaculum on the Bustard Islands.


Large black bear, Churchill Islands, Georgian Bay

Big Bruiser

A large black bear pauses momentarily while foraging for berries in the underbrush of the Churchill Islands.

Perched bald eagle, Outer Fox Islands, Georgian Bay

Perch

A bald eagle perches on a dead tree in the Shirt Tails, directly south of the Outer Fox Islands.

Perfect sunset behind Red Rock lighthouse, Mink Islands, Georgian Bay

Sailor’s Delight

A dramatic sky frames the August sun setting directly behind the Red Rock lighthouse.


Ruby-throated hummingbird, Sans Souci, Georgian Bay

Hovercraft

A ruby-throated hummingbird defies gravity, neck feathers perfectly displayed in the late June sunlight.

Bear cub shaking off water, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Shake Yer Booty

A bear cub shakes water off after a swim on the Bustard Islands, close to the Bustard Rocks lighthouse.

Massasauga Rattlesnake, Massasauga Provincial Park, Georgian Bay

Massasauga Sniff

An endangered Massasauga rattlesnake sniffs the air, on a portage in Massasauga Provincial Park’s Spider Bay.  This was the largest Massasauga that I’ve ever seen, around one metre in length.


Partial solar eclipse over Red Rock lighthouse, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay

Eclipse Over Red Rock

The partial solar eclipse of October 2014 sets over the Red Rock lighthouse, a dramatic scene for a lighthouse whose days may be numbered thanks to the unfortunately named Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act.

Bustard Rock lighthouse and twin ranges, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Triad

Late August light hits the lighthouse and unique twin ranges on the Bustard Rocks.

Twilight over Red Rock lighthouse, Mink Islands, Georgian Bay

Red Rock Blues

A fantastical twilight descends upon the Red Rock lighthouse, standing lonely vigil at the south end of the Mink Islands.


Swimming Mink, Philip Edward Island, Georgian Bay

Surface Disturbance

A mink swims by at twilight on the south shore of Philip Edward Island.

Dragonfly wing details, Umbrella Islands, Georgian Bay

Dragonlace

The delicate features of a dragonfly wing on the Umbrella Islands.

Wolf spider with babies, Snake Islands, Georgian Bay

Wolfpack

Babies adorn the back of a mother wolf spider.


Mink skull, Sans Souci, Georgian Bay

Nightmare on Mink St.

A perfectly preserved mink skull reveals its details in the Sans Souci area of Georgian Bay.

Gereaux Lighthouse, Gereaux Island, Georgian Bay

Gereaux Reflections

The light on Gereaux Island stands tall over the undulating granite landscape of Byng Inlet.

Painted turtles basking on rock, Bottle Island, Georgian Bay

Triple Trouble

Painted turtles bask on a rock near Bottle Island.


Sandhill Cranes, Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill cranes forage in the wetlands around Byng Inlet.

Five lined skink, Naiscoot River, Georgian Bay

Skink Blues

The tail of a five lined skink glows bright blue in the Chicken Liver Channel, at the mouth of the Naiscoot River.

Striated granite, Snake Islands, Georgian Bay

Racetrack

Dramatic patterns line the western shoreline of the Snake Islands.


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