A northern water snake consumes a fish whole, and headfirst, on the Snake Islands.
A black bear gazes curiously into the camera on Dead Island, before scampering off into the forest.
Two northern water snakes keep a lookout next to a hibernaculum on the Bustard Islands.
A large black bear pauses momentarily while foraging for berries in the underbrush of the Churchill Islands.
A bald eagle perches on a dead tree in the Shirt Tails, directly south of the Outer Fox Islands.
A ruby-throated hummingbird defies gravity, neck feathers perfectly displayed in the late June sunlight.
A bear cub shakes water off after a swim on the Bustard Islands, close to the Bustard Rocks lighthouse.
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.
A mink swims by at twilight on the south shore of Philip Edward Island.
The delicate features of a dragonfly wing on the Umbrella Islands.
Babies adorn the back of a mother wolf spider.
A perfectly preserved mink skull reveals its details in the Sans Souci area of Georgian Bay.
Painted turtles bask on a rock near Bottle Island.
Sandhill cranes forage in the wetlands around Byng Inlet.
The tail of a five lined skink glows bright blue in the Chicken Liver Channel, at the mouth of the Naiscoot River.
A common tern flies overhead in Sans Souci.
A loon chick swims off of Wreck Island, in Massassauga Provincial Park.
A northern water snake basks in the sun on the Umbrella Islands.
A mink pauses briefly with a crayfish, before consuming everything but the claws on the West Fox Islands.
A frog sits perfectly reflected on a lilypad off the south shore of Philip Edward Island.
A Massasauga rattlesnake coils up on the aptly named Massasauga Trail on Beausoleil Island, displaying its six-segment rattle.
A river otter, freshly sated from a breakfast of raw Chimney Bay crayfish, surfaces in the early morning light of Beausoleil Island. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print 12×18″ Print 16×24″ Print
Wiarton Willy gets a run for his money as a wild groundhog surveys the rough landscape around Byng Inlet’s McNab Rocks. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print 12×18″ Print 16×24″ Print
A deer guards her two fauns (just visible behind her) on Big McCoy Island. Even with ‘Big’ in the name, who knew that Big McCoy was large enough to support a deer population, however small? This image is NFS (not for sale), it’s provided for conservation purposes only.