Saturday, August 23, 2014

Beaver Bed and Breakfast

Well, I didn't catch a glimpse of the beavers at Berry Hill Pond in Gros Morne National Park, but I did get a good look at their bedroom and dining room.

This is obviously an old, established beaver lodge. You can even see a large red elderberry growing right out of the top.


Nearby on shore, you will find the dining room. Trees have been girdled and cut down for food or lodge building.

Because this is an fairly large established pond, I doubt there is any beaver dam action. Because of a thunderstorm, we didn't make it all the way around on the easy hiking trail.

Camera Critters Thanks for visiting my Camera Critters post this week. For more great animal pictures click here. -- Margy

10 comments:

  1. When we lived in Calgary we had several active beaver dams in the river valley below our house. We became attentive to the changes especially after flooding when there was a flurry of relocation and reconstruction.

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  2. The beavers build amazing structures don't they. We saw lots of the lodges and dams as we went through Northern Ontario.

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  3. The beavers build amazing structures don't they. We saw lots of the lodges and dams as we went through Northern Ontario.

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  4. Great shots of the beaver dam and trees. One time we saw a heron nesting on the top of a beaver dam - usually they are high in the trees in a rookery. You could definitely see the nest as a separate structure from the beaver dam.

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  5. Aren't they amazing critters? Well done.

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  6. beavers are such industrious little creatures thanks for sharing your photos with us

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  7. Linda and I are heading to Harris Lake Ontario in a couple weeks. Hope to see some beaver activity,

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  8. Thanks all for stopping by to visit my beaver lodge post. Wish I had seen a beaver to go with it. - Margy

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