first snow

December 1, 2020 The first day of December brought the first snow of winter and a little different look to the birds in the backyard.

this morning’s Bluejay

November 16, 2020 ” Birds know themselves not to be at the center of anything, but at the margins of everything. The end of the map. We only live where someone’s horizon sweeps someone else’s. We are only noticed on the edge of things; but on the edge of things, we notice much. “ Gregory […]

Thinking of eagles

November 15, 2020 This is the time of year I start thinking of eagle photography trips. The birds from up north start making their way down to Maryland, Virginia, and further south looking for open water to fish in. I’ve already cancelled my annual trip to Conowingo Dam in Maryland and it looks like I […]

Pretty end of day

November 10, 2020 We took a walk on Wendt Beach to take in a beautiful sunset. I don’t know who the little girl was but she spent 15 minutes doing solo ballerina moves on this flat rock. Why not. One of my biggest regrets in life was choosing not to dance.

Larkin woods

November 10, 2020 75 degrees and sunny. Nice day for a November walk in the woods.

more than a beak-full

Herons and Egrets have been known to choke themselves to death trying to swallow too big of prey. Thankfully this Great Egret gave up after awhile. The Bluegill didn’t fare so well.

looks can be deceiving

October 27, 2020 I went out into the backyard this morning, threw a few pieces of driftwood down along with some seed, set my camera up at ground level, laid on my belly all covered up with a camo cloth, and waited.

Mock battle in Black and white

These teenage bears were wrestling in a streambed in Hallo Bay Alaska on the Katmai Peninsula. A common practice for younger bears preparing for more serious conflicts.

morning wanderings

October 20, 2020 A short drive around the backroads this morning and an even shorter walk

fallen leaves

October 19, 2020 From the backyard this afternoon


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