This is my Paso Fino mare, Conte, relaxing on a warm winter day. Submitted by Jeannette Essiambre.
While hiking at the Royal Botanical Gardens, patience paid off and we finally got this chickadee to get up close and personal. Submitted by Cheryl Ireson of Hamilton.
This sunset over the steel plants seems fitting with the decline of the steel industry in Hamilton. Submitted by George Johnson.
We went out looking for Snowy Owls and, with the help of Twitter and Hamilton Birding, we found this guy sitting out by Lakeport Drive. Submitted by Eric Brink.
Mylo and Lucy enjoy taking their nap together. Submitted by Sarah and Abbey Hamilton.
“A repair, winter reinforcement, or the start of a new 3 month building project?”, writes Grant Gallant. “Either way it is great to see this juvenile Bald Eagle has decided to continue its residency within the Royal Botanical Gardens area”.
Heather Petre found her hike in the Webster’s Falls area nice and easy to get around.
“My husband, Bob Harrington, took this photo of some Trumpet Swans and Mallard Ducks swimming in a small pond along the North Service Road just blocks from our home in Burlington. Submitted by Diane Harrington.
“The weather outside may be frightful but inside at the Niagara Butterfly Conservatory it’s warm and toasty”, writes Frances Maas. “That’s were I found this beautiful Julia (Dryas iulia) gazing down at me”.
The cold winter has made itself felt on Sherman Falls, which I photographed on a chilly morning. Submitted by Neville Newman.