Spring is here, and things are greening up quickly! I made a day trip to the nearby Copeland Forest to see how lively the wildlife was, and I was pleasantly surprised. Birds, animals, insects, the world has come back to life with much energy after a mild and short winter. From the delightfully small Chickadee:
To the shy yet curious Painted Turles:
…and even a playful Mink!
and yes, of course I took the macro lens out to photograph many species of insects along the way, through both the forest and along Barrie’s waterfront:
Enjoy the full gallery, and try to get out and enjoy some of it yourself! The world is alive again.