… and grackles foraging across Nevada, exploiting urban food scraps. One of my favorite things about visiting southern climates is the summer night chatter of grackles … the cavatina that becomes the dissonant ensemble of grackle song when huge groups … Read the rest
You see signs of wild horses before you ever see horses …
And, along the way, these signs …
From the point where I turned off the highway north … Read the rest
Double-crested Cormorant – Phalacrocorax auritus. Photographed with my Olympus E-3 and Zuiko 70-300mm. The birds were silhouetted in late afternoon light, high ISO 1000, some post-processing NR to compensate for the darker conditions..
I shot this series along the Lake … Read the rest
. . . it’s a Seattle thing.
First alert — a look overhead and warning calls:
American Wigeon first responders leave lone Eurasian Wigeon to contemplate his next move:
Here’s a great way to make a photographer happy: After viewing her photos, say something like “wow, you must have really great gear.”
Everyone knows photography is not about the gear. Right? Well, it isn’t . . . but sometimes … Read the rest
On a recent morning, nursing my perfect cup of coffee as brewed by my perfect host of a friend, I heard a sound from the kitchen. A shout, actually.
“Oh no, they’re in the plum tree!”
The plums are sweet … Read the rest
I’m going to keep this post up as a sidebar sticky — as wildlife news trickles in about the Deepwater Horizon spill front lines. Scroll down a bit to … Read the rest