…birds……

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Taken from the Brant Street Pier – we were at the level of birds flying…..

That is the Skyway Bridge on your lower right.  The treeline from left to right is the beautiful Niagara Region.
The beautiful rich land of fruits trees, and Niagara’s well known vineyards.
Behind the Skyway Bridge is the City of Hamilton, which is on the Niagara Escarpment.
And high up and to the right of that is where there are a lot of special waterfalls, embedded in the escarpment, one of which is Webster Falls  (my photo from a couple of weeks ago)and Tews Falls of Spencer Gorge.

The previous ‘to the beach’ photo was taken from a few towers to the left of the bridge.  My car was parked there, and Boucle and I had to walk all the way back.
We then had a well deserved picnic.

 

….tuxedo ducks having a snack……….

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Flocks of black and white ducks having a midday snack.  At least half of them have their bottoms up when viewed up close.  I have never seen so many at once.  There is another flock at the end of the rock pier.

I call them tuxedo ducks because they are distinctly black and white.

…Lake Ontario……

…after the storm…….ice scene….Lake Ontario……..

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First…I braved a mall today!

And then afterwards, I wanted sweetie-pie to enjoy the lake.  We headed down to see how it looked after the ice storm.  Quite a few downed large limbs.  A lot of the ice is off the trees, but still on the shrubs and bushes.

And it was quiet.  Few people were about as it was too slippery to walk for most (I have tractions on my boots).

One of the first images I took.