Parry Sound to Port Severn

Beaver swimming at twilight, Cathcart Islands, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay

Beaver Patterns

A beaver swims through the Cathcart Islands at twilight.

Pale Corydalis, Snake Islands, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay

Pale Corydalis

A Georgian Bay Valentine. Pale Corydalis blooms on a gorgeous summer’s day on the Snake Islands, offshore from Parry Sound. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Rogue wave over Red Rock lighthouse, Parry Sound, Mink Islands, Georgian Bay


A wave completely dwarfs the Red Rock lighthouse during a December storm. A good day to be off the water.

Common loon spreading its wings with chick, Twelve Mile Bay, Sans Souci, Georgian Bay

Uncommon Loon

A loon spreads its wings at the mouth of Twelve Mile Bay in late September. The chick behind it can’t yet fish for itself, so it’s a race against time for this chick to grow up before the end of the season.

Lighthouse under blue skies, Brebeuf Island, Beausoleil Island National Park, Georgian Bay

Brebeuf Primaries

The lighthouse on Brebeuf Island stands proud against a ridiculously blue sky.

Sandhill crane landing in heavy fog, Cathcart Islands, Georgian Bay

Instrument Approach

A sandhill crane comes in for landing during heavy fog  over the Cathcart Islands.

Storm clouds over Cathcart Island, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay

Safe Harbour

Unsettled skies roll over the Cathcart Islands.

Red Rock lighthouse on a sea of sparkling diamonds, Red Rock, Georgian Bay

Red Diamonds

The Red Rock begins the 2018 season sitting atop a sparkling sea of diamonds.

Dancing loons, Twelve Mile Bay, Georgian Bay

Loon Dance

Loons dance on the unseasonably warm waters of Twelve Mile Bay in early October.

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.

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


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

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.

Dragonfly wing details, Umbrella Islands, Georgian Bay


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

Wolf spider with babies, Snake Islands, Georgian Bay


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.

Striated granite, Snake Islands, Georgian Bay


Dramatic patterns line the western shoreline of the Snake Islands.

Common tern in flight, Sans Souci, Georgian Bay

Cry on Blue II

A common tern flies overhead in Sans Souci.

Loon Chick, Wreck Island, Georgian Bay

Loon Chick I

A loon chick swims off of Wreck Island, in Massassauga Provincial Park.

Inukshuk silhouette at sunset, Sans Souci, Georgian Bay


An inukshuk stands in stark silhouette against a Sans Souci sunset.

Northern water snake, Umbrella Islands, Georgian Bay


A northern water snake basks in the sun on the Umbrella Islands.

Windswept pine tree and star trails, Killbear Provincial Park, Georgian Bay

Starry Night

The iconic windswept pine tree at Killbear Provincial Park frames the celestial equator as the night streaks by.

River otter, Beausoleil Island, Georgian Bay

Otter Check

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