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About redcontroversy

I'm a stargazing,skywatching,storm loving, sungazing addict. Environmentalist, political blogger, professional photographer, writer, artist...my favourite quote is: "If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive". ~ Eleonora Duse ~ ...my soul is definitely alive.

WALKING WITH QUAIL

Just before sunset birds are settling down for the night doing their final grooming and parent birds are rushing to get their babies home. I spotted a lovely family of quail tonight doing just that.. Heading home… Guarding the family… … Continue reading

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FLYING WITH HERONS

There’s hardly a day that goes by that I don’t have a significant encounter with a bird of some species. When nature and synchronicity come into play I always pay attention. Whether it means sketching, photographing or simply stopping and … Continue reading

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A GLIMPSE OF HAPPINESS

The magic always begins slowly.. I stop and listen to the chorus of birds just before dusk, their last call to each other before the sun goes down. The perfume of wild mint and dill float in the air and … Continue reading

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OSPREYS ARE UNIQUE RAPTORS

Taking a walk along the ocean this morning and it was thrilling to watch this Osprey diving for its breakfast. I am always amazed how powerful their dives are plunging themselves into the water and always coming up with a … Continue reading

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POWER OF WINGBEATS

    Last night I dreamt of swallows a flock of them trying to get in by the window.   They were blue and black. Spiritually they represent a new life and good luck. Freud believed a swallow was connected … Continue reading

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AFTER THE RAIN

After the rain the Blackbird chicks cry for food. They know it’s coming but still keep their chorus up. Soon they will fly out of the nest baby wings into the sky. copyright Estee Millar “Sometimes I need only to … Continue reading

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SPRINGTIME ON VANCOUVER ISLAND

It’s been a different Spring for all of us and many restrictions in place. Nature has been my solace and I would love to share some of the wing shots I have taken over the past few months. Take care … Continue reading

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SPRING WORK

Birds of Spring bright melodies in golden light and budding trees. I’ve got a song to sing.. Oh where shall I place my nest… I sing to you each morning.. copyright Estee Millar “Spring work is going on with joyful … Continue reading

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NATURE’S YOGA

Bird watching definitely helps us accept things we cannot control. I barely felt the pouring rain this morning while watching these beautiful Eagles. It was only when I felt the wet soaking through my coat that I decided it was … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF RAINBOWS

I felt the gold on my face. I was running towards the end. I knew the moment the sky embraced the earth, that I was one  with a rainbow. copyright Estee Millar “Count your rainbows, not your thunderstorms”..Alyssa Knight

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