A female Barred Owl swoops through an urban forest in Burnaby, B.C, Canada. Subject attracted with a dead mouse.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A female Barred Owl swoops through an urban forest in Burnaby, B.C, Canada. Subject attracted with a dead mouse. 

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 A Barrow's Goldeneye runs along a lake in the interior of B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Barrow's Goldeneye runs along a lake in the interior of B.C, Canada.

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 Boundary Bay in Delta, B.C, Canada is a hotspot for birdlife. In this image, a Long-eared Owl mantles a freshly caught Townsend's Vole, in an oceanside field.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

Boundary Bay in Delta, B.C, Canada is a hotspot for birdlife. In this image, a Long-eared Owl mantles a freshly caught Townsend's Vole, in an oceanside field. 

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 An American Dipper feeds its chicks at a cliffside nest in Maple Ridge, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

An American Dipper feeds its chicks at a cliffside nest in Maple Ridge, B.C, Canada.

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 A nesting Canada Goose ignores a beautiful sunset at Burnaby Lake in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A nesting Canada Goose ignores a beautiful sunset at Burnaby Lake in Burnaby, B.C, Canada. 

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 Two Canada Geese rest on Burnaby Lake in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

Two Canada Geese rest on Burnaby Lake in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.

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 A pair of Canada Geese spend time at their nest on a small island at Burnaby Lake in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A pair of Canada Geese spend time at their nest on a small island at Burnaby Lake in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.

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 A Canada Goose watches the city from her nest at Burnaby Lake in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Canada Goose watches the city from her nest at Burnaby Lake in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.

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 A Collared Aracari flies through the trees in Gamboa, Panama.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Collared Aracari flies through the trees in Gamboa, Panama.

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 This Common Loon is one of my earliest images ever taken. I shot this back in 2009 in the interior of B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

This Common Loon is one of my earliest images ever taken. I shot this back in 2009 in the interior of B.C, Canada. 

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 Last light on a Common Loon in the B.C Interior of Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

Last light on a Common Loon in the B.C Interior of Canada. 

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 A female Common Loon sits on her nest at sunset in the interior of B.C Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A female Common Loon sits on her nest at sunset in the interior of B.C Canada.

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 This is the same individual Common Loon as the previous image, except this was taken two years later in 2014!  Image ©Connor Stefanison

This is the same individual Common Loon as the previous image, except this was taken two years later in 2014!

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 A Common Loon calls out at sunset in the B.C interior of Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Common Loon calls out at sunset in the B.C interior of Canada.

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 Two Common Loons during a foggy sunrise in the B.C interior of Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

Two Common Loons during a foggy sunrise in the B.C interior of Canada.

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 A Common Loon and her chick swim through a lake in the B.C interior of Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Common Loon and her chick swim through a lake in the B.C interior of Canada.

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 Loon chicks take a rest by hitching a ride on their mother's back. Taken in the B.C interior of Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

Loon chicks take a rest by hitching a ride on their mother's back. Taken in the B.C interior of Canada. 

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 A Great-grey Owl perches on a branch with Mount Garibaldi in the background. Taken in Squamish B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Great-grey Owl perches on a branch with Mount Garibaldi in the background. Taken in Squamish B.C, Canada.

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 A female Great-gray Owl from the interior of B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A female Great-gray Owl from the interior of B.C, Canada.

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 A Great-gray Owl fledgeling in the interior of B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Great-gray Owl fledgeling in the interior of B.C, Canada.

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 A female Great-gray Owl in the interior of B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A female Great-gray Owl in the interior of B.C, Canada.

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 A Great-gray Owl fledgeling perches on a log in a lumber clear cut in the interior of B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Great-gray Owl fledgeling perches on a log in a lumber clear cut in the interior of B.C, Canada.

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 A Great-gray Owl fledgeling in the interior of B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Great-gray Owl fledgeling in the interior of B.C, Canada.

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 A Red-necked Grebe walks onto her nest in a B.C interior wetland.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Red-necked Grebe walks onto her nest in a B.C interior wetland.

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 Perched on a branch at dusk, this Great-grey Owl was hunting for voles and caught one soon after I made this image.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

Perched on a branch at dusk, this Great-grey Owl was hunting for voles and caught one soon after I made this image. 

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 Taken with a wireless remote from a distance away, a Red-necked Grebe stands on her nest in the interior of B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

Taken with a wireless remote from a distance away, a Red-necked Grebe stands on her nest in the interior of B.C, Canada.

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 No matter the season, White-tailed Ptarmigan always blend into their environment. This image was taken at dusk in the mountains near Hope, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

No matter the season, White-tailed Ptarmigan always blend into their environment. This image was taken at dusk in the mountains near Hope, B.C, Canada.

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 A White-tailed Ptarmigan rests beside stunted trees in Jasper National Park, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A White-tailed Ptarmigan rests beside stunted trees in Jasper National Park, Canada.

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 A White-tailed Ptarmigan blends into it's surroundings in Jasper National Park, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A White-tailed Ptarmigan blends into it's surroundings in Jasper National Park, Canada.

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 A Mallard breaks the ice on a small pond in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Mallard breaks the ice on a small pond in Burnaby, B.C, Canada.

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 A Common Raven walks along a snowy mountain top in West Vancouver, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Common Raven walks along a snowy mountain top in West Vancouver, B.C, Canada. 

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 One Common Raven pursues another in Jasper National Park, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

One Common Raven pursues another in Jasper National Park, Canada.

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 With four chicks in the nest cavity, this Tree Swallow along with two others, were frequently returning to the nest with large mouthfuls of food. Taken in the interior of B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

With four chicks in the nest cavity, this Tree Swallow along with two others, were frequently returning to the nest with large mouthfuls of food. Taken in the interior of B.C, Canada. 

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 Snowy owls perch on a large piece of drift wood at Boundary Bay, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

Snowy owls perch on a large piece of drift wood at Boundary Bay, B.C, Canada. 

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 A Snowy Owl perches on drift wood at Boundary Bay, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Snowy Owl perches on drift wood at Boundary Bay, B.C, Canada.

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 A Snowy Owl flies through a salt marsh at Boundary Bay, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Snowy Owl flies through a salt marsh at Boundary Bay, B.C, Canada.

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 In the winter time, the salt marshes of the Boundary Bay area of B.C, Canada are a great place to find Short-eared Owls. This owl is hunting for Townsend's Voles at sunset.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

In the winter time, the salt marshes of the Boundary Bay area of B.C, Canada are a great place to find Short-eared Owls. This owl is hunting for Townsend's Voles at sunset. 

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 A Black Tern flies against a sun dog in the interior of B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Black Tern flies against a sun dog in the interior of B.C, Canada.

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 A lone Bald Eagle perches on a rare Gary Oak tree in Delta, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A lone Bald Eagle perches on a rare Gary Oak tree in Delta, B.C, Canada. 

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 After Long-billed Dowitchers breed in the arctic, some can be found at Burnaby in August, as they re-fuel to continue their migration south.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

After Long-billed Dowitchers breed in the arctic, some can be found at Burnaby in August, as they re-fuel to continue their migration south. 

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 A Black Tern flies through a cloud of insects at dusk in the interior of British Columbia, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Black Tern flies through a cloud of insects at dusk in the interior of British Columbia, Canada. 

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 A Barn Owl roosts on a barn's support beam near Vancouver, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Barn Owl roosts on a barn's support beam near Vancouver, B.C, Canada.

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 A Bonaparte's Gull lands on its nest 15 feet up a tree in the B.C interior of Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Bonaparte's Gull lands on its nest 15 feet up a tree in the B.C interior of Canada.

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 The provincial bird of B.C, the Steller's Jay. Taken in West Vancouver, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

The provincial bird of B.C, the Steller's Jay. Taken in West Vancouver, B.C, Canada.

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 Northern Gannets at the Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

Northern Gannets at the Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland, Canada.

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 Northern Gannets at the Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

Northern Gannets at the Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland, Canada.

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 A Northern Pygmy Owl perches on a branch in West Vancouver, B.C, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Northern Pygmy Owl perches on a branch in West Vancouver, B.C, Canada.

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 Northern Gannets at the Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland, Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

Northern Gannets at the Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve in Newfoundland, Canada.

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 A Ruddy Duck drake does its bubbling courtship display in the B.C interior of Canada.  Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Ruddy Duck drake does its bubbling courtship display in the B.C interior of Canada.

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 A Sooty Grouse displays his plumage in Manning Provincial Park, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Sooty Grouse displays his plumage in Manning Provincial Park, B.C, Canada. 

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 A Bald Eagle swoops down at last light off the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada.   Image ©Connor Stefanison

A Bald Eagle swoops down at last light off the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C, Canada. 

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