Sketches for Spring

While I am not in the United States this spring, I think fondly of the songbirds that must be singing into the ever warming sunshine after such a cold winter. Here are some… Continue reading

Aldo Leopold’s “Sky Dance”

Around this time of year in many locations (habitat permitting) male woodcocks will begin to perform their very ritualistic mating behaviors. A few years back I was able to witness the performance in… Continue reading

Buteo in the Bush

Today a juvenile RTHA was sitting out our window on a bush, presumably frustrated at the lack of hunting success. He seemed a little dismayed, maybe it was the clouds. We were excited… Continue reading

Eastern Whip-poor-will

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Nikon F

This past Christmas, my wife, once again, showed her incredible aptitude for gift giving. She presented me with a number of boxes. Each box contained a different piece of the gift. After they… Continue reading

Long Overdue

This post is a 8 months overdue. A while back, Barry and I traveled down to Cape May to try to see some new birds. I had looked forward to this day for… Continue reading

New Sounds

I don’t know if its because I have never come across them, or because I have simply just been walking past all of this time. Either way after listening to birdsong recordings, I… Continue reading

Death From Above

The wetlands have been full of of predators, specifically those with wings. Here are some of the ones I saw during my last excursion, as well a product of their remarkable behavior. B.A.L.… Continue reading

A Scrub Family

I think that most birders have a bird or few that they like to keep tabs on or name. I like to keep tabs on a family of Florida Scrub Jays near my… Continue reading

Back again

I went back to the same spot, and struck gold. She saw me first, and quickly scooted back across the fence. So I decided to wait for her to reemerge. Patience is a… Continue reading