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Happy Independence Day America - 4th of July 2015

July 04, 2015 - It's my first entry on the new blog site and I'm glad to be able to take advantage of this occasion to wish all of my fe...
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A bevy of Herons – A Great start to Spring

April 08, 2015 - FRENCH VERSION This weekend we got to witness some Great Blue Herons that had just arrived around the Greater Montreal...
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360-Degree video on YouTube with the Ricoh Theta M15

March 23, 2015 - You’ve probably all heard the news from YouTube, 360-Degree Videos are now supported. They playback nicely on a Chrome B...
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Lets save the Montreal Botanical Garden Red Fox before it’s too late

March 16, 2015 - A little update from Space For Life, Biodome veterinarian, Jacques Dancosse. Feeding wild animals – a good idea? Publish...
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Sauvons les Renards du Jardin botanique de Montréal avant qu’il ne soit trop tard

March 16, 2015 - Petite mise à jour: Article de Jacques Dancosse, vétérinaire et conseiller scientifique au Biodôme de Montréal. Nourrir...
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Baited Barred Owl – Îles-de-Boucherville National Park

March 09, 2015 - VERSION FRANÇAISE <<Little update for Monday March 9th I may have underestimated the amount of energy SEPAQ is investi...
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Conference – My Photography from A to Z

February 21, 2015 - CONFERENCE @ THE MONTREAL CAMERA CLUB MONDAY FEB 23 – 7:30 PM Take out your hand warmers and join me at the Montreal...
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The American tree sparrow

February 01, 2015 - Already the end of January and I ‘m only at my first blog of the year. 2015 started off with a huge workload. I n additi...
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Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2015!

December 21, 2014 - In a few days it will be Christmas, celebrated by many Christians around the Globe. In many homes around the world, Sant...
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The Barred Owl in the Snowy Forest

December 18, 2014 - VERSION FRANÇAISE I like to explore remote areas in search of wildlife and a variety of Nature subjects. Finding a beau...
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The Scary Northern saw-whet owl

December 17, 2014 - VERSION FRANÇAISE There we were in a little urban wooded area. The American Robins were acting in a bizarre way, sort o...
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Double-crested Cormorants and other birds suffer because of our Trash

October 30, 2014 - VERSION FRANÇAISE Portrait – Double-crested Cormorant We’ve all heard of these poor albatross chicks who perish on M...
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Don’t waste your money on a SIGMA 18-250MM F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM Lens

October 25, 2014 - SIGMA 18-250MM F3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM LENS I never personally owned a SIGMA lens before. I stick to Nikon glass, fi...
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My Snow Geese image on a Billboard on Highway 20

October 21, 2014 - VERSION FRANÇAISE You may have noticed the billboard on Highway 20. It features the fall Snow Geese Symposium in Victor...
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White-breasted Nuthatch – returning for Fall

October 15, 2014 - VERSION FRANÇAISE The leaves are taking on their fall colors and many have already fallen to the ground. There are stil...
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The Gray tree frog – Hyla versicolor

October 08, 2014 - With fall hitting us like a lighting bolt, it feels like we’re closer to winter than the summer we’ve just left behind....
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Rough Stink Bug on Sumac flower

September 25, 2014 - VERSION FRANÇAISE Last week it seemed like summer had hit a brick wall. Temperatures fell drastically and we even had a...
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Brochymena sp dans le vinaigrier

September 25, 2014 - ENGLISH VERSION La semaine passée il me semblait bien que l’été avait heurté un mur de brick. Les températures a la bai...
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Poutine the Snapping Turtle and the Penis Prolapse

September 25, 2014 - VERSION FRANÇAISE For over a week the C halet at the Ile de la Visitation Nature Park has been receiving reports of a C...
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The Least sandpiper – Calidris minutilla

August 29, 2014 - VERSION FRANÇAISE Here is a small shorebird that that I take great pleasure in photographing. With a bit of patience an...
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The Giant Fishing Spider Paradise – Dolomedes tenebrosus

August 20, 2014 - VERSION FRANÇAISE Giant spiders that match weight with tarantulas? Yes, just like in Europe, the Dolomedes spiders are...
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Juvenile Cooper’s Hawks are out of the nest – video

August 01, 2014 - At the beginning of May I published an article on the Cooper’s Hawks mating in the Greater Montreal Region: The Cooper’s...
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Spotted Sandpipers in Action along the Saint Lawrence River

July 30, 2014 - It seems like just yesterday we could see these little fluff balls scooting along the banks of the St. Lawrence River. L...
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My Little Swiss Mushrooms in North America

July 25, 2014 - Near the airfield in Écuvillens, Switzerland, there’s a small wooded area named Cornard Forest (Bois Cornard). There I f...
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The small green caterpillar and the Nikon R1 Speedlight Wireless Flash System

July 23, 2014 - I was walking through the woods in search of subjects to photograph. Birds, mammals, insects, spiders, flowers or anythi...
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Little ladybug without little dots

July 22, 2014 - Ladybug Here’s a ladybug that I found intriguing. She had no visible small dots. These days we see an increasing numb...
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Petite coccinelle sans petits points

July 22, 2014 - Coccinelle Voici une coccinelle que j’ai trouvé intrigante. Elle n’avait pas de petits points visibles. De ces jours...
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The Dorothy Benson Trophy and the Zoology Award

July 13, 2014 - Last May I was honored to receive the Dorothy Benson Trophy and the Zoology award form the Montreal Camera Club. Both of...
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Jumping Spiders, Too Cute!

July 08, 2014 - Whatever the fear that one might have for spiders, the jumping spider is by far the least scary. Well, maybe a little cu...
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Female Wood Duck and her chicks – video

July 02, 2014 - Female Wood Duck and her chicks Just the other day I had a wonderful opportunity to observe a female Wood Duck and he...
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Little Green Grasshoppers

June 27, 2014 - Little Green Grasshopper Tettigoniidae – (Tettigoniidae / Katydid) – Nuns’ Island It seems that no matter where you g...
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Nesting Red-winged Blackbirds

June 27, 2014 - First 2014 Red-winged Blackbirds to arrive Feels like just yesterday the first Red-winged Blackbirds had just arrived...
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Le Lapin à queue blanche

June 19, 2014 - Le Lapin à queue blanche L’autre jour j’ai eu une rencontre avec un lapin à queue blanche. À ma surprise, il était au...
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The Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

June 19, 2014 - Eastern Cottontail Rabbit Just the other day I had a chance encounter with an Eastern Cottontail Rabbit. To my surpri...
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I CAN SEE YOU – Damselfly

June 17, 2014 - I CAN SEE YOU – Damselfly Here’s an image I was happy to get. You don’t always find a Damselfly ready to cooperate an...
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Je peux vous voir — Demoiselle

June 17, 2014 - Je peux vous voir — Demoiselle Voici une image que j’ai eux du plaisir à faire. Ce n’est pas tous les jours que l’on...
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Feeding White Bread to Wild Ducks and Geese is Killing Them

June 12, 2014 - Lately the local Canada Geese and ducks have been parading with their newly hatched offspring. In local nature parks, yo...
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Nourrir les canards et les oies sauvages aux pains blancs les tue

June 12, 2014 - Dernièrement dans les parcs nature, les bernaches est les canards se parade avec leurs petits. Je ne peux que m’empêcher...
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Introduction à la photographie nature et animalière au étudiants du CEP en Suisse

June 10, 2014 - ENGLISH VERSION L’une des grandes expériences que j’ai vécues en Suisse était d’introduire une classe d’élèves du CEP (...
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Introducing the CEP Students in Switzerland to Nature and Wildlife Photography

June 10, 2014 - VERSION FRANÇAISE One of the great experiences I’ve had in Switzerland was to introduce a class of students from the CE...
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Kabania – Nature Treehouse camping in a Cabanita

June 04, 2014 - Kabania is nestled in a cozy little wooded area in Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci, along the Ouareau Regional Forest Park (Parc...
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Montreal Bird Fest 2014 – June 7th at CCFA Nature Expert

May 30, 2014 - Montreal Bird Fest 2014 – June 7th at CCFA Nature Expert Montreal Bird Fest 2014 CCFA Nature Expert Montreal Centre...
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Amarican Robin – Feeding chicks in nest – Video

May 23, 2014 - American Robin feeding chicks in nest With the arrival of Spring leaves it becomes increasingly difficult to find and...
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Merle d’Amérique – Nourrir les oisillons au nid – vidéo

May 23, 2014 - Merle d’Amérique qui nourrie ces oisillons au nid Avec l’arrive des feuilles printanières il devient de plus en plus...
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A Wisdom of Owls” Conference by Joel Coutu @ Mount Royal Cemetery

May 22, 2014 - Conference – A Wisdom of Owls with Joel Coutu Owls have always fascinated people from the beginning of time. For some...
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Paruline flamboyante qui construit sont nid

May 21, 2014 - Paruline flamboyante qui construit sont nid Un des grands plaisirs de l’observation d’oiseaux printanière est l’obser...
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Nest Building American Redstart

May 21, 2014 - Nest Building American Redstart One of the great pleasures when spending time birding in nature, is watching birds bu...
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Oisillons de hibou — savez-vous quoi faire si vous en trouvez un sur le sol?

May 13, 2014 - Dernièrement, il me semble que je rencontre un grand nombre d’oisillons de hiboux dans la région de Montréal. Je ne m’en...
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Owl Chicks – Do you know what to do if you find one on the ground?

May 13, 2014 - Lately it seems I’ve been bumping into baby owls in a few different spots in and around the Montreal region. I wouldn’t...
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Black-crowned night herons have returned to Ile-de-la-Visitation Nature Park

May 12, 2014 - The Black-crowned night herons are the stars of the Cité Historia’s Old Mill, located at the western tip of the Montreal...
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Les éperviers de Cooper nichent dans la région métropolitaine de Montréal

May 10, 2014 - Dans la dernière décennie, les Éperviers de Cooper ont fait leur présence de plus en plus visible dans toute la grande r...
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Les Bihoreaux de retour au vieux moulin du Parc-nature de l’Ile-de-la-Visitation

May 09, 2014 - Les Bihoreaux sont les grandes vedettes du Vieux Moulin de Cité Historia situer à la pointe ouest du Parc-nature de l’Il...
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Le Butor D’Amérique fait fureur au Parc-Nature-du-Bois-de-l’île-Bizard

May 07, 2014 - Butor d’Amérique au Parc-Nature-du-Bois-de-l’île-Bizard En fin de semaine dernière, Le Butor D’Amérique était bel et...
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La femelle cardinale rouge déjà au nid – Parc-nature de l’Ile-de-la-Visitation

May 07, 2014 - Une jolie petite surprise. Une femelle Cardinal rouge n’a pas tarder a établir sont nid au Parc-nature de l’Ile-de-la-Vi...
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Le Moqueur chat et le Moqueur polyglotte ont fait leur arriver

May 07, 2014 - La migration d’oiseaux continue dans la grande région de Montréal. Le mois de mai ne nous apporte peut-être pas encore l...
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May 3rd Ile Bizard Nature Park Birding Excursion with Joel Coutu

May 01, 2014 - MORE INFO: Falco Ornitho – Joel Coutu on Facebook May 3rd Ile Bizard Nature Park Birding Excursion with Joel Coutu Jo...
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Journées Ornithologues avec Joël Coutu 5, 12 et 19 mai

May 01, 2014 - POUR INFO: Falco Ornitho – Joël Coutu sur Facebook Journées Ornithologues avec Joël Coutu 5, 12 et 19 mai – Ile de la Vi...
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Paruline à couronne rousse et Tohi à flancs roux se montrent le bec

April 30, 2014 - Malgré la migration d’oiseaux un peu tardive, quelques nouveaux arrivants se sont montré le bec cette dernière semaine....
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Le Grand Corbeau niche à la Station d’épuration des eaux usées

April 29, 2014 - Grand Corbeau Une petite découverte de Joël Coutu (Page Falco Ornitho sur Facebook), l’un des ornithologues les plus...
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The Cooper’s Hawks are Mating in the Greater Montreal Region

April 29, 2014 - In the last decade, Cooper’s Hawks have been making their presence more and more seen throughout the Greater Montreal ar...
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La sève coule au printemps et le Pic maculé est arrivé

April 23, 2014 - Pic maculé, suçant la sève Un merveilleux signe du printemps dans les États du Nord-Est et l’est du Canada est la sèv...
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Sap flows in Spring and the Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers are in town

April 22, 2014 - Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, sucking sap An wonderful sign of Spring in the North Eastern states and Eastern Canada is t...
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Birding Week-end With Joel Coutu – Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary – April 26/27

April 22, 2014 - Joel Coutu’s next birding field trip excursion will take place this week-end, Saturday April 26 for CORDEM and Sunday Ap...
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C’est le printemps et les grenouilles des bois chantes

April 22, 2014 - Le printemps a mis du temps à s’installer dans la région métropolitaine de Montréal cette année. Jusqu’à ce dimanche le...
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It’s Spring and the Wood Frogs are finally singing

April 20, 2014 - Spring has been having a hard time settling in the Greater Montreal Region. As of Sunday the 20th of April many ponds, l...
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BPQ April 19 Birding Outing at Pointe-aux-Prairies Nature Park

April 17, 2014 - Joel Coutu will be leading a birding outing for Bird Protection Quebec this Saturday April 19 at the Montreal Nature Par...
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Montreal Birding – 2014 Spring Bird Migration Update

April 10, 2014 - A late start for the 2014 Spring Bird Migration. It’s been just over a week since Canada geese have started pouring in l...
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Birding Excursion with Joel Coutu at the Ile-de-la-Visitation Nature Park

April 08, 2014 - Birding Excursion with Joel Coutu Sunday April 13th This Sunday April 13th take full advantage of the 2014 Spring bir...
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L’arrivée tant attendue des Bruants chanteurs

April 04, 2014 - Cette semaine a marqué une étape importante pour la migration printanière des oiseaux à Montréal. Les Bruants chanteurs...
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The Long Awaited Arrival of the Song Sparrows

April 04, 2014 - This week marked a milestone in this Spring’s 2014 bird migration. The Song Sparrows arrived in the Montreal region. Fir...
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Une maman renard roux enjouée

March 31, 2014 - Cette femelle renard roux m’a pris par surprise. Elle c’est dirigeait vers moi, c’est assise, a gratté quelques puces et...
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A Playful Mommy Red Fox

March 31, 2014 - This female Red Fox caught me by surprise. She just kind of walked up to me, sat down, scratched a few fleas and took a...
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Carouge à épaulettes les premiers petits migrateurs a l’Île de la Visitation

March 25, 2014 - Carouge à épaulettes qui se nourrit sous les mangeoires dans la neige Les ornithologues avaient bien prédit le début...
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Red-winged Blackbirds Migrate Early to the Montreal Region

March 25, 2014 - Red-winged Blackbird feeding in Snow under the bird feeders Birders predicted we were going to see the first signs of...
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Rainbow Lorikeets mating on a vine added to the Photo Gallery

February 27, 2014 - These Rainbow Lorikeets were some of the most curious and interactive birds I’ve ever encountered. We were surrounded by...
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Female Common Merganser in Lake Neuchâtel added to the Photo Gallery

February 26, 2014 - Female Common Merganser swimming in Lake Neuchâtel. Image taken in the area of Font located between Estavayer-le-lac and...
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Jonathan Beaupied – Nourrir un Harfang des neiges, bien ou mal ?

February 19, 2014 - Ce matin j’ai reçu un courriel de Jonathon Beaupied. Il m’a envoyé un lien à son vidéo adressant la polémique de l’appât...
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Cooper’s Hawk

February 04, 2014 - Sharp-shinned Hawk Nature photography subjects don’t always cooperate with you. I’ve been looking for this little guy...
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Vasque Snowburban UltraDry™ Winter Boot for Photography

December 11, 2013 - My quest for the perfect winter boot for the outdoor & nature photographer on the move, has led me to try out a pair of...
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Stop Harassing Exhausted Snowy Owls

November 10, 2013 - (VERSION FRANÇAISE) Overview: Please take note that the main point of this article is to create awareness regarding snow...
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Harlequin Duck in Montreal’s Ile de la Visitation Nature Park

November 01, 2013 - Late the other day, I was walking along the shore of the Montreal’s Back River in the Ile de la Visitaion Nature Park. I...
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Arlequin plongeur de l’ile de la visitation

October 29, 2013 - En fin de journée je marchais sur la rive de l’ile de la visitation quand tout à coup j’ai aperçu un canard de petite ta...
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Summer’s Gone! Fall Colors Are In! – Landscape Photography

October 15, 2013 - Fall colors along Montreal’s Back River Summer came and Summer’s Gone! It went by so quickly that all I can seem to t...
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Snow Geese in Fall Migration – Réservoir Beaudet, Victoriaville

October 14, 2013 - VERSION FRANÇAISE Snow Geese Symposium October 25 and 26, 2014 – Reservoir Beudet, Victiriaville A little something...
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Nouvelles photos de fleurs alpines ajoutées à la galerie

October 13, 2013 - Contrairement à ce que l’on peut penser l’automne n’est pas une fin définitive à la fleuraison. Certaines fleurs plus ro...
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Double-crested Cormorants in Montreal’s Nature Parks

October 06, 2013 - New images and video Updated 10-06-2013 Double-crested Cormorant The Double-crested Cormorants is not a rare sight i...
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Mute Swans on lac Neuchatel in Switzerland

September 12, 2013 - The Mute Swan is by far one of the most visible large birds on Lac Neuchatel. Some reside year round in more popular are...
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NEW Photo: Crab Spider added to the Photo Gallery

September 27, 2012 - This year was a lifer as far as Crab Spiders are concerned. For years I kept an eye out for them as they successfully el...
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Portrait of a Juvenile Red Fox added to the Photo Gallery

September 24, 2012 - Portrait of a Juvenile Red Fox It’s been a while since I had seen this particular trio of Red Fox. I know the days ar...
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NEW PHOTO: Juvenile Red Fox on the Prowl

September 20, 2012 - There’s always something magical when you encounter a Juvenile Red Fox, especially one you knew when it was just a littl...
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Photos: Little Wood Ducks of all ages…

September 04, 2012 - In the last few weeks I’ve been seeing wood ducks of greatly varied ages. Some especially young for this time of year. S...
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Nature Guide to the Victoria Region – Royal BC Museum

August 29, 2012 - Nature Guide to the Victoria Region – Royal BC Museum Thanks to Ann Nightingale I had the oppurtunity to contribute a...
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Argiope aurantia Spider – Your Common Black and Yellow Garden Spider

August 12, 2012 - Female Argiope aurantia Spider Last Friday I received almost 400 visits from searches regarding yellow and black spid...
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Killdeer Photos added to the Gallery

August 11, 2012 - This week I had the pleasure to come across a whole bevy of Killdeer and a few different Sanderling on the outskirts of...
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Punaise diminuée (Banasa dimiata): Ajouté à la Galerie de photos

July 28, 2012 - Stink Bug / Punaise diminuée (Banasa dimiata) Punaise diminuée (Banasa dimiata) Une punaise diminuée dans une feuill...
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Stink Bug (Banasa dimiata) Added to the Macro Photo Gallery

July 28, 2012 - Stink Bug / Punaise diminuée (Banasa dimiata) Stink Bug (Banasa dimiata) A Stink Bug in a rolled leaf! More Bugs /...
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Chevalier grivelé – Ajouté à la Galerie de photos

July 22, 2012 - Chevalier grivelé à la course Tout juste ajouté à la galerie de photos: Un Chevalier grivelé à la course le long de l...
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Spotted Sandpiper – Added to the Photo Gallery

July 22, 2012 - Spotted Sandpiper Just added to the Photo Gallery: A Spotted Sandpiper on the run along the river jumping from rock t...
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One Month After Earth Day Montreal is Still an Environmental Tragedy

May 23, 2012 - A few years back I was appalled by Montrealers who carelessly threw their trash all over the city streets. Even more app...
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The Call of the American Bittern (VIDEO)

May 08, 2012 - Male American Bittern Calling Out The American Bittern is an elusive and timid bird that is rarely seen in proximity...
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Saint-Vincent-de Paul à l’infrarouge

April 27, 2012 - La prison et l’église de la paroisse Saint-Vincent-de Paul prise à l’infrarouge de l’île de Montréal! Saint-Vincent-de...
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The sky is falling!

April 27, 2012 - Photographing a Canada Goose can get very mundane for a wildlife photographer. By the end of Spring the abundant numbers...
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Journée Harfang des neiges à l’UQROP

February 25, 2012 - L’UQROP, Union québécoise de réhabilitation des oiseaux de proie a le plaisir de vous annoncer la tenue de la journée Ha...
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Butterflies and Moths Go Free 2012

February 15, 2012 - From February 16 to April 29, 2012, the Main Exhibition Greenhouse and the Ferns Greenhouse of the Montreal Botanical Ga...
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Snowy Owl Day at L’UQROP

January 08, 2012 - L’ UQROP, “Union québécoise de réhabilitation des oiseaux de proie” is proud to announce the presentation of Snowy Owl D...
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3 New Red Fox Pictures added to the Photo Gallery

January 03, 2012 - The Mammals photo gallery has recently been updated with three new pictures of a Male Red Fox. One photo is of a chase s...
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Joyeuse Fêtes et Bonne Année 2012!

December 25, 2011 - Cardinal Rouge des Fêtes En ces temps des fêtes, j’aimerais remercier chaleureusement tous ceux qui m’ont encouragé,...
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American Robins Enjoying Unseasonably Warm Weather

December 18, 2011 - America Robin feeding on fruit from a tree With fall temperatures remaining above average well into December the Americ...
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Occupy Montreal under Snow!

November 23, 2011 - On Wednesday Morning, November 23rd, 2011, Montreal woke up under a blanket of snow. The first real snowfall for the 201...
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Last Call for Chinese Lanterns – Montreal Botanical Garden

October 29, 2011 - 2011 Chinese Lanterns – MTL Botanical Garden The end of the season has arrived. The Montreal Botanical Garden is in its...
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The Berlin Wall – ART In and Around the City – Vol 2

October 22, 2011 - Touching the Berlin Wall by Steve Troletti The first thought in Peoples mind when you talk about Germany, apart from...
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Red-tailed Hawk Rescued From Car Grill – VIDEO

October 20, 2011 - UQROP - Noémie with Rescued Red-tailed Hawk When you photograph wildlife you always end up wondering if they’re going...
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Crystal Symphony Sets Sail Saying Good-Bye to Montreal for the Winter

October 17, 2011 - Crystal Symphony – Last Sail out of Montreal for 2011 With Canadian Thanksgiving over a week old you know it’s just goi...
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BREAKING NEWS: The BAT CAVE Discovered by Steve Troletti

October 15, 2011 - The Bat Cave - by Steve Troletti It’s “The Bat Cave” and I found it! After years of scouring through every nick and c...
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NIKON NEWSWIRE: Notice on the damage from the flood in Thailand

October 13, 2011 - One more hit to Nikon ‘s manufacturing plants. This time their biggest manufacturing plant for DX format lenses and Came...
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ART – In and Around the City – Vol 1 Amphitrite

October 11, 2011 - Reflections of a Sea-Goddess – Amphitrite It seems art is popping up everywhere! Not only in fully urban areas but also...
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Backlit Photography – The Translucent Feathers of Birds

October 04, 2011 - Ring-billed Gull In- Flight – Backlit With the advent of Digital Photography there seems to be a madness in Nature and...
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Sweet Corn Delicacies and the Three Sisters

September 23, 2011 - Squirrel Stealing Sweet Corn Corn Roasts season or as the local French Canadians call it “épluchette de blé d’inde” is...
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Treehog? Groundhog in a Tree?

September 21, 2011 - Treehog or Groundhog in a Tree? – by Steve Troletti This one got me by surprise. Although it wasn’t the first time I’d...
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Tremiscus helvelloides – Guepinia helvelloides – Rare Fungus?

September 20, 2011 - Tremiscus helvelloides – Guepinia helvelloides Fungus This weekend as I was walking in a wooded patch of pine trees I c...
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Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk; Autumn Bird of Prey Migration

September 13, 2011 - Juvenile Female Red-tailed Hawk Lately if you look up in the South Western Montreal Sky you can observe Birds of Prey i...
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The First Emperor’s Procession; The Magic of Lanterns 2011

September 09, 2011 - The Magic of Lanterns 2011 – CLICK FOR LARGER A new season of The Magic of Lanterns has commenced in the Chinese Gard...
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A Little Facelift for the Leslie Hancock Garden

August 29, 2011 - City of Montreal "SIDEWALK WORK" Signs along the new Wooded Pathway The Leslie Hancock Garden is nestled amongst larg...
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Batten Down the Hatches; Hurricane Irene Makes it to Montreal!

August 28, 2011 - Yesterday’s media almost had me believing I’d see Noah’s Ark floating by my living room window by day’s end. Hurricane I...
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Did You Know? Black Walnuts, More than just food!

August 27, 2011 - Green Black Walnut Fruit in the Tree - Photo by Steve Troletti Black Walnuts grow in a tree just like many other frui...
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The Magic of Lanterns 2011 in preperations at the Montreal Botanical Garden

August 25, 2011 - September 9, 2011 NEW POST UPDATE: The First Emperor’s Procession; The Magic of Lanterns 2011 – Chinese Lanterns at the...
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UQROP – l’Union Québécoise de Réhabilitation des Oiseaux de Proie

August 23, 2011 - UQROP – Noémie with Red Tailed Hawk – Photo by Steve Troletti I recently had the pleasure of visiting UQROP (U nion Q u...
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The Birth of a Cicada – VIDEO and PHOTO

August 15, 2011 - New Born Cicada drying it’s Wings next to It’s Exuviae – Photo by Steve Troletti The simple thought of the Birth of a C...
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Feeding on Ornamental Millet at The Montreal Botanical Garden

August 03, 2011 - Female Sparrow feeding on Ornamental Millet at The Montreal Botanical Garden - Photo by Steve Troletti As July comes...
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Little Green Worm Feeding on Rudbeckia Flowers

August 02, 2011 - Little Green Worm (Caterpillar) Feeding on a Rudbeckia Flower – Photo by Steve Troletti Little Green Worm Photograph...
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Updated Birds Photo Gallery with Great Blue Heron With Snack

July 28, 2011 - Great Blue Heron with Snack / Grand Héron - Photo by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most o...
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Updated the MACRO and BIRDS Photo Galleries

July 28, 2011 - A little update to the Birds and the Macro Photo Galleries at trolettiphoto.com. The Green Heron, Orb Weaver Spider??? a...
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… and then the STORM Rolled in

July 23, 2011 - ... and then the STORM Rolled in - Photo by Steve Troletti After a day of record breaking heat the evening brought in...
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Ouaouaron – American Bullfrog

July 22, 2011 - American Bullfrog / ouaouaron - Photo by Steve Troletti Ouaouaron – American Bullfrog, originally uploaded by Steve...
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The Slow Death of Montreal’s Bois-de-l’Île-Bizard Nature Park

July 14, 2011 - Crackling Bomb Fireworks Aimed at Nesting Birds in the Marsh bois-de-l’Île-Bizard – Photo by Steve Troletti As I visi...
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VIDEO: Juvenile Cooper’s Hawk Feeding

July 12, 2011 - Here’s Clip of a Juvenile Cooper’s Hawk Feeding on a tree days after leaving the nest. I was testing out the ability to...
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VIDEO: Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) Digging a Hole to Lay Eggs

July 12, 2011 - VIDEO: Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) Digging a Hole to Lay Eggs Licensing and print sales Most of t...
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Montrealers just as much to blame as “Le Berger Blanc”

June 28, 2011 - Abandoned Female Cat on rooftop with her litter of three kittens – by Steve Troletti One of the latest controversies in...
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Welsh onion about to flower…

June 23, 2011 - Welsh onion about to flower… / Ciboule s’apprêtant à fleurir… – by Steve Troletti There’s more than just flowers at the...
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The Boulder / Le monolithe – IR

June 21, 2011 - The Boulder / Le monolithe – IR – by Steve Troletti As you make your way to the southwest entrance of the Chinese Garde...
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Portrait of a Duckling

June 15, 2011 - Portrait of a Duckling - by Steve Troletti This Spring was plagued with unpredictably Cold and Gloomy Weather. Finall...
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Times are Hard!

June 15, 2011 - Times are Hard! – by Steve Troletti With the US economy in total shambles and unemployment at an all time high it looks...
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Common Tern in Flight / Sterne pierregarin en vol

June 13, 2011 - Common Tern In-Flight / Sterne pierregarin en vol - by Steve Troletti For some wildlife photographers nothing is more...
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Paper, Beyond Words – The Japanese Garden and Pavilon

June 13, 2011 - Mino Paper Wedding Gown and Bouquet – by Steve Troletti Now through October 31, 2011 you can enjoy the “Paper, Beyond W...
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Black-crowned Night Heron in Flight @ Sunset

June 12, 2011 - Black-crowned Night Heron in Flight @ Sunset – by Steve Troletti Captured with a Nikon D300s – 195mm – 4/3000 sec – f8...
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Vidéo : La naissance d’une libellule / The birth of a dragonfly – by Yves Déry

June 11, 2011 - Vidéo: La naissance d’une libellule / The birth of a dragonfly (1) a video by Yves Déry on Flickr. A Flickr contact of...
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Red Fox Kit With Blood Swollen Mosquito Under Left Eye

June 10, 2011 - Red Fox Kit with Blood Swollen Mosquito Under Left Eye – by Steve Troletti What ever happened to the West Nile Virus?...
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Ichneumonoidea – Giant Ichneumon Wasp Laying Eggs in Bark

June 09, 2011 - Ichneumonoidea -Giant Ichneumon Wasp Laying Eggs in Bark by Steve Troletti This is by far the biggest Wasp I`ve ever en...
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The Gift Shop at the Chinese Garden – IR

June 08, 2011 - The Gift Shop at the Chinese Garden – Montreal Botanical Garden – IR – by Steve Troletti Last year’s Blue-Collar strike...
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Chineese Garden Gift Shop and Bridge – Infrared / Jardin de Chine – Infrarouge

June 07, 2011 - Chinese Garden - Infrared / Jardin de Chine - Infrarouge by Steve Troletti Infrared Photo of the Gift Shop and Brid...
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North American Beaver on his Lodge

June 07, 2011 - North American Beaver on his Lodge - by Steve Troletti (genus Castor) / North American Beaver (Castor canadensis)...
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Common Moorhen / Galinule poule d’eau

June 06, 2011 - Common Moorhen / Galinule poule d'eau - by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of the ph...
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Hanging by a String!

June 06, 2011 - Hanging by a String! - by Steve Troletti The City Streets are sort of an obstacle course these days. Little caterpill...
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Spider Carrying White Ball Egg Sac

June 05, 2011 - NEW ARTICLE WITH DARK FISHING SPIDERS AND EGG SAC: http://blog.trolettiphoto.com/giant-fishing-spider-paradise-dolomedes...
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Mommy and Me!

June 05, 2011 - Mommy and Me! - by Steve Troletti This little Mallard chick is pretty lucky. Apparently the sole survivor from maybe...
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They call me Mr. Personality…

May 31, 2011 - They call me Mr. Personality... by Steve Troletti Curious little insect the size of a Mosquito I haven’t yet iden...
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Parc-nature de l’Île-de-la-Visitation Nature Park (Montreal, Ahuntsic) – Infrared

May 30, 2011 - Parc-nature de l’Île-de-la-Visitation Nature Park (Montreal, Ahuntsic) - Infrared This is by far one of the most be...
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Common Tern Mating / Accouplement de Sterne pierregarin

May 27, 2011 - Common Tern Mating / Accouplement de Sterne pierregarin (Ile Bizard) - by Steve Troletti With Spring well on its way...
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Is It A Plane? Is It A Bird? No..It’s….SUPERGROUNDHOG!

May 27, 2011 - Is It A Plane? Is It A Bird? No..It's....SUPERGROUNDHOG! by Steve Troletti …Faster than a speeding bullet! More pow...
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Merlin Posing on a Branch / Faucon émerillon sur une branche

May 26, 2011 - Merlin Posing on a Branch / Faucon émerillon sur une branche - Photo by Steve Troletti Licensing...
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Common Snapping Turtle / Tortue serpentine (Chelydra serpentina)

May 22, 2011 - Tortue serpentine / Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina) - Photo by Steve Troletti This is by far the largest...
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Tree Swallow / Hirondelle bicolore

May 21, 2011 - Tree Swallow / Hirondelle bicolore by Steve Troletti Tree Swallow on the railing of the main Passerelle of the Parc-n...
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North American River Otter Swimming in Marsh

May 20, 2011 - North American River Otter / Loutre de rivière by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of...
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North American River Otter / Loutre de rivière

May 20, 2011 - North American River Otter / Loutre de rivière by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most...
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Red Fox Kit / Renardeau / Vulpes vulpes

May 19, 2011 - Red Fox Kit / Renardeau / Vulpes vulpes by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of the phot...
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Song Sparrow / Bruant chanteur

May 18, 2011 - Song Sparrow / Bruant chanteur by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of the photograp...
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Feeding Time – Song Sparrow

May 18, 2011 - Feeding Time - Song Sparrow / Bruant chanteur by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most o...
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Red Fox Kit Sticking Tongue Out

May 16, 2011 - Red Fox Kit / Renardeau / Vulpes vulpes by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of the...
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Red Fox Kit / Renardeau / Vulpes vulpes 2

May 16, 2011 - Red Fox Kit / Renardeau / Vulpes vulpes by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of the...
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Red Fox Kit / Renardeau / Vulpes vulpes 3

May 16, 2011 - Red Fox Kit / Renardeau / Vulpes vulpes by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of th...
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Cooper’s Hawk / Épervier de Cooper

May 14, 2011 - Cooper's Hawk / Épervier de Cooper by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of the photograp...
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Little brown bat – Myotis lucifugus

May 12, 2011 - Little brown bat - Myotis lucifugus by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of the photogra...
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The Pond at the Tree House “Maison de l’arbre”

May 12, 2011 - L’étang de la Maison de l’arbre / The Pond at the Tree House “Maison de l’arbre” by Steve Troletti L’étang de la Mais...
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Little brown bat

May 11, 2011 - Little brown bat / Petite chauve-souris brune by Steve Troletti Little Brown Bat attached to a cement wall under a le...
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The Ghost of the Ile Bizard Passerelle – Infrared

May 09, 2011 - The Ghost of the Ile Bizard Passerelle - Infrared Le Fantôme de la passerelle de L’Ile Bizard – Infrarouge Hoya R72...
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Osprey / Balbuzard pêcheur

May 08, 2011 - Osprey / Balbuzard pêcheur by Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs in th...
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Ichneumonoidea – Giant Ichneumon Wasp

May 06, 2011 - Ichneumonoidea - Giant Ichneumon Wasp - By Steve Troletti Licensing and print sales Most of the phot...
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Death Along the River

May 05, 2011 - Death Along the River Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs in the galleries are availab...
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Dark Fishing Spider (Dolomedes tenebrosus)

April 30, 2011 - Giant Dolomedes Spider / Géante Araignée dolomèdes Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs...
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The Itsy Bitsy Spider…

April 30, 2011 - Dark Fishing Spider (Dolomedes tenebrosus) Géante araignée dolomèdes / Giant Dolomedes Spider Licens...
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Blooming Magnolia

April 29, 2011 - Blooming Magnolia - Jardin Botanique de Montréal With Spring three weeks behind schedule trees are finally starting t...
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Translucent Feathers II

April 26, 2011 - Ring Billed Gull / Goéland à bec cerclé Translucent Feathers II - Ring Billed Gull Licensing and pr...
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Black-capped Chickadee / Mésange à tête noire

April 24, 2011 - Black-capped Chickadee Mésange à tête noire Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs in the...
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Ring-billed Gulls Mating

April 23, 2011 - Ring-billed Gull Mating Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs in the galleries are avail...
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Ruffed Grouse / Gélinotte huppée

April 17, 2011 - Ruffed Grouse / Gélinotte huppée Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs in the galleries...
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Ruffed Grouse / Gélinotte huppée

April 17, 2011 - Ruffed Grouse / Gélinotte huppée Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs in the galleries...
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First Nations Garden – Infrared

April 13, 2011 - First Nations Garden - Infrared Jardin botanique de Montréal Jardin des Premières-Nations – Infrarouge...
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INFRARED – GRAFFITI ON TREES

March 15, 2011 - INFRARED GRAFFITI ON TREES Looks like even the trees on the outskirts of town can’t escape a tag or two. As entertain...
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Blue Morpho / Morpho helenor – Jardins Botanique de Montréal

March 10, 2011 - Steve Troletti Blue Morpho / Morpho helenor Jardins Botanique de Montréal Blue Morpho / Morpho Bleu...
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Butterfly Eggs / Oeufs de Papillon

March 09, 2011 - Get Closer to Butterflies’ Love Lives Edition 2011: February 17 to April 25 Get Closer to Butterflies’ Love Lives...
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Male Snowy Owl / Harfang des neiges

January 25, 2011 - Male Snowy Owl / Harfang des neiges Male Snowy Owl / Harfang des neiges, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.
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Sibling Rivalry!

January 24, 2011 - Male and Female (Brother & Sister) Gray/Grey Wolf! Sibling Rivalry!, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trol...
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Canada Lynx licking snow / Lynx du Canada

January 24, 2011 - Canada Lynx licking snow / Lynx du Canada Canada Lynx licking snow / Lynx du Canada, originally uploaded by Steve Tro...
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Female House Finch / Roselin familier

January 21, 2011 - Female House Finch / Roselin familier On January 22, 2011, in Quebec, by Steve Troletti Female House Finch / Roseli...
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Downy Woodpecker / Pic Mineur

January 17, 2011 - Downy Woodpecker / Pic Mineur Photo taken with a Nikon D300s DSLR, a Nikon 70-300 VR lens and a Nikon SB-900 flash...
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Eastern gray squirrel / Écureuil gris

January 17, 2011 - Eastern gray squirrel / Écureuil gris Eastern gray squirrel / Écureuil gris, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti –...
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Ring-billed Gull – Goéland à bec cerclé

January 08, 2011 - Ring-billed Gull Taking Flight Ring-billed Gull – Goéland à bec cerclé, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.t...
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Illnesses linked to BP oil disaster – Features – Al Jazeera English

January 06, 2011 - Illnesses linked to BP oil disaster – Features – Al Jazeera English. Since the Oil Well has been capped and all the Oil...
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Boreal Owl / Nyctale de Tengmalm

January 02, 2011 - Boreal Owl / Nyctale de Tengmalm Found this little Boreal Owl nibbling on a mouse… Licensing and...
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Hey You! A Little Help Reading the Signs?

December 28, 2010 - Hey You! A Little Help Reading the Signs?, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com....
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A Christmas Kidnapping!

December 23, 2010 - Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs in the galleries are available as prints or for licensing. For printi...
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Black-crowned Night Heron – Bihoreau gris

December 23, 2010 - Black-crowned Night Heron Fishing – Bihoreau gris Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs...
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Nesting Black Tern landing on Nest- Guifette Noire

December 23, 2010 - Nesting Black Tern landing on Nest- Guifette Noire, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. Took...
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Least Bittern – Petit Blongios

December 23, 2010 - Least Bittern – Petit Blongios, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. The Least Bittern (Ixobr...
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Turkey Vulture – Urubu à tête rouge

December 23, 2010 - Turkey Vulture / Urubu à tête rouge by Steve Troletti Turkey Vulture – Urubu à tête rouge, originally uploaded by S...
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Wooded Path – Infrared

December 22, 2010 - Wooded Path – IR, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. Parc Nature De L’ile De La Visitation...
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More Death Floating Down the River – Turkey Vulture / Urubu à tête rouge

December 22, 2010 - Turkey Vulture - URUBU Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs in the galleries are...
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Found Dead Floating on the Back River!

December 22, 2010 - Found Dead Floating on the Back River!, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. Only the dead fi...
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Great Blue Heron – Grand Héron

December 22, 2010 - Great Blue Heron – Grand Héron, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. The Great Blue Heron (...
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Great Blue Heron Fishing – Grand Héron

December 22, 2010 - Great Blue Heron Fishing – Grand Héron, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. The Great Blue...
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Great Blue Heron Fishing – Grand Héron

December 22, 2010 - Great Blue Heron Fishing – Grand Héron, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. The Great Blue...
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Photographing the Great Blue Heron – VIDEO – Photographier le Grand Héron

December 22, 2010 - Photographing the Great Blue Heron – VIDEO – Photographier le Grand Héron, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.t...
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Lilly Pad

December 22, 2010 - Lilly Pad Lilly Pad, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. Related articles Ouaouaron –...
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Like A Painting – Chinese Lanterns 2010 Montreal Botanical Garden

December 22, 2010 - The Magic of Lanterns 2010 edition - Photo by Steve Troletti Like A Painting – Chinese Lanterns 2010 Montreal Botanic...
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American White Pelican in Grandby

December 22, 2010 - pélican d’amérique / American White Pelican by Steve Troletti American White Pelican – Pélican d’Amérique, originally...
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150,000 Snow Geese in Flight

December 21, 2010 - Licensing and print sales Most of the photographs in the galleries are available as prints or for licensing. For printi...
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Northern Saw-whet Owl with Prey – Petite nyctale avec Proie

December 21, 2010 - Northern Saw-whet Owl with Prey – Petite nyctale avec Proie, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.c...
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Red Fox – Juvenile Male

December 20, 2010 - Red Fox, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. The Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) is a small canid na...
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Marsh Wren – Troglodyte des marais

December 20, 2010 - Marsh Wren – Troglodyte des marais, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. The Marsh Wren (Ci...
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Attack of the Canada Goose Chick!

December 20, 2010 - Attack of the Canada Goose Chick!, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. Just a yawning little...
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End of the Road… Lost Yellow-throated Warbler

December 18, 2010 - Lost Yellow-throated Warbler End of the Road…, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. I to...
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Squirrel Drinking a Cup of Tim Hortons Coffee

December 17, 2010 - Squirrel Drinking a Cup of Tim Hortons Coffee Squirrel Drinking a Cup of Tim Hortons Coffee, originally uploaded by S...
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Oies des neiges – Snow Geese

December 06, 2010 - Oies des neiges – Snow Geese, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. Licensin...
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Disturbing Find – Turkey Vultures

December 06, 2010 - Disturbing Find – Turkey Vultures, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com. One thing that took...
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The Lonesome Lily Pad – Le nénuphar solitaire

December 06, 2010 - The Lonesome Lily Pad – Le nénuphar solitaire The Lonesome Lily Pad – Le nénuphar solitaire There it was, alone...
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Snow Geese taking flight in a panic! – VIDEO

December 06, 2010 - Snow Geese taking flight in a panic! – VIDEO, originally uploaded by Steve Troletti – www.trolettiphoto.com....
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