Tag: bird photographer

Looking Forward

May I wish you a wonderful and glorious Happy New Year and hope that 2015 brings you much happiness and success. When reviewing 2014, the first thing that comes to mind is all the bad things that happened. Life challenges were pervasive throughout the year and are continuing […]

Lunchtime at the Dam

At Conowingo Dam, it’s all about the Shad. This powerful dam across the Susquehanna River holds back the water’s power and harnesses it for energy for the surrounding area. Running the locks periodically to maintain water levels, the shad run through the dam and are knocked silly and […]

A Bird’s Paradise

The autumn air has brought in a flurry of activity along the garden. It seems that all of the birds discovered the manor as a bird eden and were flitting and fluttering all about. Spending nearly three hours stalking shrubbery, the best was enjoying Ruby Crowned Kinglets chasing […]

A Zoo Stroll

The visit yesterday at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park was not just to enjoy Luke the Lion’s new Pride but to also discover other exciting and exotic wildlife. Let’s first watch Luke trying to take a mid-morning rest, while his cubs had other ideas. We walked towards the […]

Masked Bandits

Masked Bandits showed up at the Manor today. A grand theft of holly berries occurred. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost – the most legitimate – passion nature […]

The Funky Bird Club

Today I had some time to finally get down to visit School House Pond in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. (Hold your hat, Jerry of Quiet Solo Pursuits this is my best work yet. ) There were reports of some birds that I’ve only seen once or twice, with really […]