Tag Archives: Bird

Camping at Two-Jack in Banff

Here are a few more pictures from our trip to Banff... I've actually already posted a bunch of other pictures from this trip over at my other site, so you might be interested to check them out too.We recently camped in Banff national park at the Two-Jack main campsite. Banff is an amazingly beautiful place and we are very lucky to have it so close to us. We really try to take advantage of that as often as we can, but it never feels like we get there enough. Two-Jack Lake is our preferred campsite, but … Continue Reading ››

Playing at the Playground at Pearce Estate Park

Grandma and Grandpa Phillips came to town for a visit so we took a trip down to Pearce Estate Park to see the Pelicans at the weir (click here to see some pictures of the Pelicans). The kids are always happy to go to any park in the city, as long as it has a playground... So while my Mom and Dad and I enjoyed pelicans, Louise took the kids over to play. They had a great time and we got back in time to watch and enjoy the fun too...(click the images to see them larger)

Calgary Zoo

As you probably know we really like the Calgary Zoo, and we go there often. We love to see all the birds and the animals, and there are always zookeepers and handlers about that are willing to chat about the latest and greatest news. It is clear from talking to the zookeepers that they really love their jobs and the animals they care for are extremely important to them.After this particular visit to the zoo we were particularly disturbed to hear the news that many of the Cownose Rays in the brand new touch-tank exhibit had died. We had been in to see this exhibit … Continue Reading ››