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Published on August 21, 2013

Frogs pictured in Outer Cove.

— Photo by Bruce Templeton

Published on August 20, 2013

Fishermen heading out through Quidi Vidi Gut for their daily quota of fish during the last few days of the recreational cod fishery.

— Photo by Walter Vallis, Harbour Breton

 

Published on August 20, 2013

A scene in Bonne Bay.

— Photo by Marilyn Crotty, C.B.S.

Published on August 20, 2013

A sail boat at anchor in beautiful Brigus.

— Photo by Bill Westcott, Clarke's Beach

Published on August 20, 2013

A beautiful summer evening in C.B.S.

— Photo by Marilyn Crotty

Published on August 20, 2013

The St. John’s harbour front and downtown buildings are hit with the rays of the early morning sun.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 20, 2013

In the clear morning air, colours seem brighter around a fishing stage at Petty harbour.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 20, 2013

A bee prepares to land on a flower to begin pollinating.

— Photo by Marion M. Fagan, St. Mary’s Bay

Published on August 20, 2013

The Alphaeus Barbour House and Theatre in the Barbour Living Heritage Village in Newtown, Bonavista Bay.

— Photo by William Green, St. John’s

Published on August 20, 2013

Beautiful wild lilies in a garden in the Goulds area of St. John’s.

— Photo by Millie Donovan, Goulds

 

Published on August 20, 2013

A woodchuck enjoys a carrot at the Salmonier Nature Park.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 20, 2013

Lobster fishermen in Upper Amherst Cove, Bonavista Bay, in June. — Photo by David Borland

Published on August 20, 2013

Shrimp being unloaded and iced at Lumsden, Aug. 2.  — Photo by Rex Gibbons

Published on August 20, 2013

Historic Barbour Premises Newtown, Bonavista Bay. — Photo by Perry J. Howlett,, Goulds

Published on August 20, 2013

Petty Harbour in early August. — Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 20, 2013

Bonavista Harbour in May. — Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 20, 2013

White summer clouds drift high above glacial boulders on top of the Butter Pot, with a view of Conception Bay.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

 

Published on August 20, 2013

A cannon on Castle Hill still guards the town of Placentia.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

 

Published on August 20, 2013

In a pond just outside Bonavista in June.

— Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove

Published on August 20, 2013

About 50 bales of hay, each weighing several hundred pounds, on the field below Confederation Building in St. John’s.

— Photo by Doug Dunsmore

 

Published on August 20, 2013

Petite Forte on the Burin Peninsula.

— Photo by Ed Vincent, Harcourt, Trinity Bay

 

Published on August 20, 2013

Two young ducklings having a swim with their mother at Quidi Vidi Lake.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 20, 2013

A gannet at Cape St. Mary’s heading home after a day of fishing.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 20, 2013

Gulls on rocks in the Middle Cove area.

— Photo by Doreen Galway, Outer Cove

Published on August 20, 2013

Twillingate July 6, 2013.

— Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove

Published on August 20, 2013

River from Quidi Vidi Lake to Quidi Vidi village.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 20, 2013

Fish hung out to dry. — Photo by Mary Eustace

Published on August 20, 2013

Twillingate, July 6, 2013. — Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove

Published on August 20, 2013

The Narrows, St. John’s harbor, July 2013. — Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 20, 2013

A woman takes in the view from a rocky ledge in South Dildo, Trinity Bay.

— Photo by Marilyn Crotty

 

Published on August 20, 2013

Britannia, Random Island, with Smith Sound in the background on a sunny afternoon in May.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 20, 2013

A beautiful day on Random Sound, Trinity Bay.

— Photo by Bill Perks

 

Published on August 20, 2013

Rough waters off Argentia.

— Photo by Bud Smith

Published on August 20, 2013

The Isaacs as seen from Argentia.

— Photo by Bud Smith

 

Published on August 20, 2013

A friendy beetle that doesn't mind being picked up. There are plenty of them in the gardens right now.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

— Photo by Ferne Williams

Published on August 20, 2013

The view from Mickeleen Path near Bears Cove on the East Coast Trail.

— Photo by Brandon Whelan

Published on August 20, 2013

A sunset view at Admirals Beach.

— Photo by Wanda Linehan

Published on August 20, 2013

A view of the sunrise in Bay Bulls.

— Photo by Jennifer Power

Published on August 20, 2013

A sunrise at Dildo Pond in Blaketown.

— Photo by Rita Breen

Published on August 20, 2013

The best view of Pouch Cove taken from the back deck of a home.

— Photo by Joedy Wall

Published on August 20, 2013

A vessel tied up in Conception Harbour in calm spring waters.

— Photo by Kim Taggart Craig

Published on August 20, 2013

What's better than sitting in the sun, a warm southwest breeze, and looking out over the ocean listening to the swell breaking on the rocks below in Pouch Cove.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 20, 2013

Waves crash against the rocky shore at Tinker's Point, along East Coast Trail, as viewed from a cliff off the area known as "the Cribbies".

— Phoro by Alick Tsui, St. John's

Published on August 20, 2013

The first barbeque of the season interrupted by this new home under construction in it.

— Photo by Walter Vallis, Harbour Breton.

Published on August 20, 2013

A view of St. John’s harbour.

— Photo by Fabian Tobin, Toronto, but originally from from Witless Bay

Published on August 20, 2013

A view from a cabin at Square Pond, near Gander.

— Photo by Marilyn Crotty, C.B.S.

Published on August 20, 2013

Artwork at Pouch Cove shows fishing stages like those once found around the cove.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 20, 2013

A view of ships in St. John’s harbour.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 20, 2013

A view of puffins taking off from the ocean surface as seen from a local tour boat.

— Photo by Alick Tsui, St. John’s

Published on August 20, 2013

Finnegan takes a break on grass cut down on the field below Confederation Building in St. John’s.

— Photo by Douglas Dunsmore

 

Published on August 20, 2013

Northern Gannets at Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve on Sunday, July 7.

— Photo by Karen L. Andrews

Published on August 20, 2013

A cannon on Castle Hill still guards the town of Placentia.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 20, 2013

A front garden in Charleston, Bonavista Bay, pictured in July.

— Photo Karen Anne Penney, Mount Pearl

 

Published on August 20, 2013

A scene in North River.

— Photo by Jantje Van Houwelingen

Published on August 20, 2013

A view of a scarecrow guard in vegetable garden.

— Photo by Edward Vincent, Harcourt, T.B.

 

Published on August 20, 2013

Daisies pictured in a local garden.

— Ed Vincent, Harcourt, T.B.

Published on August 20, 2013

Pitcher Plants in Aunt Rita’s Bog in Upper Amherst Cove, Bonavista Bay.

— Photo by David Borland

Published on August 20, 2013

A rushing waterfall off the Bonavista highway.

— Photo by Brandon Whelan

 

Published on August 20, 2013

The roots of trees appear as a natural set of steps in an area along the Bonavista highway.

— Photo by Brandon Whelan

Published on August 20, 2013

A late Labrador evening.

— Photo by Neil Simmons, Labrador City

Published on August 20, 2013

Water collects on this plant near a waterfall on the Bonavista highway.

— Photo by Brandon Whelan

Published on August 20, 2013

The fog horn at Long Point Lighthouse, Twillingate, July 6.

— Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove

Published on August 20, 2013

A clothesline across a backyard.

— Photo by Ed Vincent, Harcourt, T.B.

Published on August 21, 2013

A hazy sky with smoke from the forest fires in Quebec and Labrador give the sun a pinkish/orange hue and appears to be balancing itself on the wing tip of a jet at St. John's International Airport. — Photo by Dave Armstrong, St. John’s.

Published on August 21, 2013

The setting sun, enhanced by the smoke from the forest fires of Labrador and Quebec, was perfectly framed by an empty bird feeder in Conception Bay South.

— Photo by Doreen Dray, Conception Bay South

Published on August 21, 2013

Hailey King, 10, is framed through this Inukshuk constructed on Topsail Beach, C.B.S., while the sun sets in the background.

— Photo by Scott King

Published on August 21, 2013

A view of a garden and wood piles in English Harbour, Trinity Bay.

— Photo by Bud Vincent

Published on August 21, 2013

Waiting for a change to scoop up some caplin.

— Photo by Esther Brown

Published on August 21, 2013

The historic town of Trinity is pictured.

— Photo by Ed Vincent, Harcourt, Trinity Bay

 

Published on August 21, 2013

A visitor watches the sun go down on a beautiful summer evening in Rocky Harbour.

— Photo by Mary Eustace

 

Published on August 21, 2013

Puffins are pictured flying at Bird Island near Elliston, Trinity Bay.

— Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove

 

Published on August 21, 2013

A squirrel at the bird feeder in a garden in the Goulds area of St. John’s.

— Photo by Perry J. Howlett

Published on August 21, 2013

A junco captures breakfast for her chicks in a nearby nest.

— Photo by Ferne Williams, St. John’s

Published on August 21, 2013

Tizzards Harbour, one of the jewels of New World Island, Notre Dame Bay.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 21, 2013

A view from the back deck of a summer home in Perry's Cove.

— Photo by Lisa Zigler

Published on August 21, 2013

The view from a kitchen window shows an abandoned home in need of repairs.

— Photo by Dianne and Ewart Locke

 

Published on August 21, 2013

The view from a home in Bear Cove, along the East Coast Trail.

— Photo by Marie Pittman

Published on August 21, 2013

A fly appears to be getting a drink from this water droplet after a shower of rain.

— Photo by Ferne Williams

 

Published on August 21, 2013

A view of lilacs as seen from a cabin on Vineland Road, Deer Park, at Three Island Pond.

— Photo by Sherry Day, Mount Pearl

Published on August 21, 2013

A sunset at Three Island Pond, as seen from a cabin on Vineland Road, Deer Park .

— Photo by Sherry Day, Mount Pearl

 

Published on August 21, 2013

An injured butterfly, when moved to a flower bed at the back end of a garden, kept coming back to where the people were.

— Photo by Doreen Dray, Conception Bay South

Published on August 21, 2013

Driving along Robert E. Howley Memorial Drive and the Back Line (off Ruby Line) farm workers are busy at their summer job of gathering hay and planting either seed or plants. A hot summer afternoon is just the time for gathering and mulching hay. — Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 21, 2013

A scene along the East Coast Trail at Doctors Cove, near La Manche.

— Photo by Marilyn Crotty, C.B.S.

Published on August 21, 2013

A summer scene in Whiteway, Trinity Bay.

— Photo by Marilyn Crotty, C.B.S.

Published on August 21, 2013

A humpback whale is pictured by a camera lowered in the water from a local tour boat.

— Photo by Jeannine Winkel, St. John's

Published on August 21, 2013

A young caribou has a late morning snack of summer grass at Salmonier Nature Park.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 21, 2013

A great horned owl keeps large watchful eyes on passersby at Salmonier Nature Park.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 21, 2013

A spotted sand piper is pictured.

— Photo by Ed Vincent, Harcourt, Trinity Bay.

Published on August 21, 2013

Beans and wieners and a cup of tea makes for a great meal at the beach.

— Photo by Mary Eustace

Published on August 21, 2013

A young spotted sand piper along the shoreline appears to pose for a photo.

— Photo by Ed Vincent, Harcourt, Trinity

Published on August 21, 2013

A sunset seen from the St. John’s area.

— Photo by Dixie Parsley

Published on August 21, 2013

Ducks flying in formation in St. John’s.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 21, 2013

These ducks are enjoying a relaxing day in the lily pads.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 21, 2013

A colourful butterfly visits a St. John’s area deck.

— Photo by Tom Donovan

Published on August 21, 2013

Reflections of fishing boats are seen in the harbour waters of Branch.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 21, 2013

Edward Langdon from Harbour Breton casts his net to get a few capelin off Deadman's Cove Beach.

— Photo by Renee Langdon

Published on August 21, 2013

A tri-coloured heron, a bird commonly seen in Florida, decided to drop by and do a little fishing in Renews.

— Photo by Les Sweetapple

 

Published on August 21, 2013

Phlox in bloom at Sanger Park, Exploits River, Grand Falls-Windsor.

— Photo by Sybil Doran

Published on August 21, 2013

The train trestle, or what is left of it after hurricane Igor, is pictured in Lockston, Trinity Bay.

— Photo by Joan Drodge

Published on August 21, 2013

A bluejay appears to stop to smell the roses in a garden at a cabin in the Salmonier area.

— Photo by Sherry Day, Mount Pearl

Published on August 21, 2013

A view of the dam at Bay Bulls.

— Photo by Brandon Whelan

Published on August 21, 2013

A young grey jay and its mother visit a deck in Upper Amherst Cove for a meal.

— Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove, Bonavista Bay

Published on August 21, 2013

A summer morning at the small boat basin in St. John’s harbour.

— Photo by Greg Bolger, St. John's

Published on August 21, 2013

Puffins at Bird Island near Elliston, Trinity Bay.

— Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove

Published on August 21, 2013

The whole family enjoys The Weekend Telegram.

— Photo by Michele Tiller

Published on August 21, 2013

The recent hot temperatures around the province presented many people the opportunity to get out and enjoy the sea. In this photo, a few lucky friends of Peter Reid from Dildo got to board his boat and see a handful of whales off Dildo, Trinity Bay.

— Photo by Jennifer Higdon, Greens Harbour

Published on August 21, 2013

An Inukshuk is pictured along the hiking trail at Butter Pot Provincial Park. — Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 21, 2013

Seagulls enjoy the view of Bell Island from Portugal Cove.

— Photo by Fabian Tobin, Toronto, but originally from from Witless Bay

Published on August 21, 2013

Walking along the shoreline in C.B.S.

— Photo by Marilyn Crotty

Published on August 21, 2013

A great day at Chamberlains Beach in C.B.S.

— Photo by Marilyn Crotty

Published on August 21, 2013

Jinx, a friendly neighbourhood cat, has a meal of hotdogs left for crows on a St. John’s deck.

— Photo by Ferne Williams

Published on August 21, 2013

Boats hauled up on a slipway in Pouch Cove.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 21, 2013

Hay being bundled on the field below Confederation Building in St. John’s.

— Photo by Douglas Dunsmore

Published on August 21, 2013

A tree swallow has taken shelter in a bird house in front of a St. John's home.

— Photo by Priya Thangasamy

Published on August 21, 2013

A scene in Lewisporte in July 6.

— Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove

Published on August 21, 2013

Twillingate harbour in July.

— Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove

 

Published on August 21, 2013

A cliff formation at the east end of Bell island.

— Photo by Don Jackman

Published on August 21, 2013

Brooke Tobin of Goulds feeding the ducks which appear in a line and waiting their turn at Donovan's Road pond.

— Photo by Janet Tobin

Published on August 21, 2013

The shore of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s as seen from the Bell Island ferry.

— Photo by Melissa Morgan

Published on August 21, 2013

A fisherman handles lobster at the wharf in the Dunville area.

— Photo by Neville Webb, Mount Pearl

Published on August 21, 2013

A delicious Sunday dinner at the beach.

— Mary Eustace

Published on August 21, 2013

Even a bee gets tired flying from flower to flower all day. This bee appears to be having a quick afternoon nap inside a flower.

— Photo by Dave Armstrong, St. John's

Published on August 21, 2013

Moose are regular visitors in Paradise, near Three Island Pond. The photographer was only about three feet from the moose.

— Photo by Heather and Dave Dawe

 

Published on August 21, 2013

The lowly weed really is a beautiful flower.

— Photo by Walter Vallis, Harbour Breton.

Published on August 21, 2013

View of the coast near Mickeleens Path, East Coast Trail, just south of Bay Bulls.

— Photo by Jantje Van Houwelingen

Published on August 21, 2013

A sparrow at Quidi Vidi Lake in St. John’s having a little snack.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 21, 2013

A young grey jay on his first visit a deck in Upper Amherst Cove for a meal with its mother in June.

— Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove

Published on August 21, 2013

A Cedar Waxwing looking at the setting sun.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 21, 2013

From Cape Island, Bonavista Bay, an interesting bouquet of blue bells (purple irises) overlooking the cove.

— Photo by Rex Gibbons, The Telegram

Published on August 21, 2013

A snail takes cover in a pine tree.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 21, 2013

A newly born yellow duckling testing the waters of Quidi Vidi Lake.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 21, 2013

Fishing the brook in Bidgoods Park, Goulds.

— Photo by Millie Donovan

Published on August 21, 2013

A wild Iris in Bidgoods Park, Goulds.

— Photo by Millie Donovan

Published on August 21, 2013

Lupins in a garden in the Goulds area of St. John’s.

— Photo by Millie Donovan, Goulds

Published on August 21, 2013

A family of baby ducks in a pond just outside Bonavista.

— Photo by David Borland, Upper Amherst Cove

Published on August 21, 2013

The sun rises over the racetrack in the Goulds area of St. John’s.

— Photo by Perry Howlett

Published on August 21, 2013

A poppy tries to upstage the bee balms for the photo.

— Photo by Ferne Williams

Published on August 21, 2013

The town of Maberly, near Elliston, on a dull summer day.

— Photo by Edward Vincent, Harcourt, T.B.

Published on August 21, 2013

A beautiful day in Mortons Harbour, New World Island, Notre Dame Bay.

— Photo by Bill Perks

Published on August 21, 2013

A scene in Middle Cove.

— Photo by Doreen Galway, Outer Cove

Published on August 21, 2013

A scene in Middle Cove.

— Photo by Doreen Galway, Outer Cove

Published on August 21, 2013

A beautiful sunny day on the trail at the Middle Cove Beach area.

— Photo by Doreen Galway, Outer Cove

Published on August 21, 2013

A squirrel has a unique perch in a tree at Love Cove, near Port Blandford.

— Photo by Sherry Day, Mount Pearl

Published on August 21, 2013

A scene at Love Cove, near Port Blandford.

— Photo by Sherry Day, Mount Pearl

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    August 20, 2013 - 12:16

    beautiful pictures