A beaver poses for a Ms. Manners poster, displaying teeth stained red from a winter diet of bark.
A baby map turtle, no more than four inches long, basks on a floating branch.
A mallard duckling swims alone on the reflected colours of a June afternoon.
A mature black-crowned night heron wings its way past the camera, at the end of its long migration north for the summer.
A great blue heron takes flight from Georgian Bay’s Wreck Island.
A cormorant, perched on a dead tree, performs a partial eclipse of the sun.
A groundhog surveys the rocky landscape of the Canadian Shield, offshore from Georgian Bay’s Byng Inlet.
A muskrat chows down on a tasty tuber dug up from the Trout Pond.
A red fox relaxes in the deep snow of February.
A raccoon poses for the camera, taking a break from foraging in fields recently uncovered by the snowpack.
Up close and personal with a friendly mute swan.
A goose sits patiently on her nest, surrounded by feathers blown free by a recent windstorm.
A curious mink peers into the camera lens, offshore from Pointe au Baril, Georgian Bay.
Underneath a garter snake, lit like a spotlight in the low light of early spring.
A great egret steps into the sunlight against a backdrop of pure shadow.
A painted turtle leans into the sunset light, basking in the beautiful warmth of long August days.
An eastern fox snake swims in the perfect calm of a high-pressure system.
A northern pike, captured by a remote FishEYE II, cruises the spawning grounds in early spring.
A beaver, reaching for a tasty low-lying branch, misses the target and sinks back slowly in the water.
A juvenile black-crowned night heron gazes over its shoulder in strong sunset light off of Algonquin Island.
A brown anole does its best to ward off the photographer on the Maritime Hammock Trail of the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge.
A baby painted turtle basks in the sun on the back of a much larger adult.