|Wild horses |
Most of the original bands of Alberta’s feral horses, are found west of the town of Sundre. The majority of these are believed to be descendants of domestic horses used in logging and guiding/outfitting operations in the early 1900s.
Female Bufflehead ,the smallest of the North American diving ducks
Female Mallard ,probable the most familiar duck in North America
Male Green winged teal with female following
Plains bison are the smallest bison species to have existed. Like all large mammals, bison males are larger than females. Adult males weigh an average of 739 kg, while females average 440 kg.
|Alberta Elk (Cervus elaphus)Elk can be found throughout Alberta in the foothills and rocky mountains. Elk migrate form higher summer ranges to lower valleys and foothills during the winter months. Bulls can weigh as much as 450 kilograms (1000 pounds). Cows can weigh up to 270 kilograms (600 pounds).|
The red-necked grebe is a migratory aquatic bird found in the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. Its wintering habitat is largely restricted to calm waters just beyond the waves around ocean coasts, although some birds may winter on large lakes.