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A New Brand Of Duck Hunter

February 12, 2021 - In many parts of North America that experience cold winters, the wildlife landscape changes particularly when it comes t...
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American Robin - Eating Like A Bird

January 08, 2021 - Eating Like A Bird in winter. Robins are one bird you won’t normally see on a seed feeder. In the warmer seasons, they’r...
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Hummingbirds - Eating Like A Bird

January 02, 2021 - A more relaxing approach to getting a meal. There are few birds more captivating than hummingbirds. Their speed, beauty,...
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Gray Catbird - Eating Like A Bird

January 02, 2021 - Don’t underestimate Catbirds. Like many migratory bird species, if you have Catbirds in your area, and your habitat is g...
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Yellowthroat Warbler - Eating Like A Bird

January 01, 2021 - Yellowthroats are vocal birds, and their often-uninterrupted calls and chirps help reveal their presence. But once you’v...
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Herons - Eating Like A Bird

January 01, 2021 - Herons and Egrets belong to the same family (Ardiedae). These wading birds are common to many of us because they’ve beco...
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Loggerhead Shrike - Eating Like A Bird

December 25, 2020 - This Loggerhead Shrike, photographed in Florida, captured a small lizard. Loggerhead shrikes average 8 to 10 inches (20...
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The Spirit of a Fallen Warrior: A New Year and More Beautiful Hummingbirds

July 28, 2020 - Did you know, the Aztec god of war “Huitzilopochtli” is often depicted as a hummingbird? It was believed that fallen war...
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Red-Shouldered Hawk Nest ***UPDATE May 29, 2020***

May 29, 2020 - At this time, all the young hawks are 30 days old, or slightly older. It showed today when I visited the nest. Look at t...
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Red-Shouldered Hawk Nest *** UPDATE May 19, 2020***, Video Included

May 19, 2020 - My last visit to the Washington DC nest was one week ago on May 12. Today's visit reveals all three young hawks are losi...
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Red-Shouldered Hawk Nest

April 30, 2020 - The red-shouldered hawk is one of the most beautiful (see the photos) and “talkative” hawks in the United States. If you...
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14 Days, Over 40 Species

March 21, 2020 - 14 days, over 40 species. After a recent trip to Florida I was struck by the number of remarkable wildlife I photographe...
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The Spirit of a Fallen Warrior: The Wonders of Hummingbirds

August 19, 2019 - Did you know, the Aztec god of war “Huitzilopochtli” is often depicted as a hummingbird? It was believed that fallen war...
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Why Frogs and Toads?

July 30, 2019 - Our lifestyles and habits often mean that many people don’t see frogs or toads very much. So, when I come across one or...
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Dragonflies -- They call them Mosquito Hawks!

May 15, 2019 - Dragonflies are a prize of nature that will, and should, change the way you think about insects. Have a mosquito problem...
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New Additions!

April 29, 2019 - It's been a very busy time since my last post at the end of March. Three art shows, Easter holiday, family visiting, and...
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Give Them Their Space

December 31, 2018 - In late December while out taking photos of a flock of mallard ducks, I came across (nearly stepped on by accident…) the...
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We Can Start New Holiday Traditions and New Resolutions That Are Easier on the Planet

November 29, 2018 - This is a special time of year. For many, a big part of it is giving gifts and making holiday preparations – just a real...
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Take Nature's Messages to Heart in Whatever Way They Come To You

September 25, 2018 - In just a few short weeks most hummingbirds will have made the long flight south for the winter. We still have a few, li...
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Tale of a Tomato Hunter

August 09, 2018 - You might think that living in a city means -- if you have a vegetable garden -- it comes with no care about wild critte...
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Snowy Owl Release and a Week of Wildlife Rehabilitation

January 23, 2018 - Last week I had an incredible experience at Back to the Wild (BTTW) in Castalia, Ohio (https://www.facebook.com/Backtoth...
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