Wildlife Encounters September 26, 2016 07:30

Hello everyone,

Recently I have become more interested in seeing and monitoring the wildlife that I come across on my travels. The majority of the following photographs are of animals that live on, and travel through, our farmland. Other photographs are from my personal travels to other areas of the province. As well, some of the following photos I have captured with my own camera, while others I set up a trail camera to capture the animals in their natural behaviour. These cameras use motion sensing technology to trigger and photograph animal movement. Each camera has different options for picture size as well as options for video. 

For me, this is a fun way to see wildlife and get some pretty cool shots. It's also a great way to get outdoors while I spend my weekdays in the classroom for one last year of University. 

Feel free to comment or share your own wildlife photos! I would love to see them.

- Jessica

Above: Coyote: to find out more 


Above: Whitetailed deer - http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/mammals/deer/whitetailed-deer.aspx 

Above: Pine Grosbeak - https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Pine_Grosbeak/id

Above: Mountain Cottontail (Kananaskis area) - http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/mammals/rabbits-rodents/mountain-cottontail.aspx

Above: Bull Moose - http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/mammals/deer/moose.aspx 

Above: Bighorn Sheep - http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/mammals/wild-cattle-related/bighorn-sheep.aspx