From shore to shore I traveled this past week. Leaving the beautiful and soft sands of Southwest Florida where the breezes were light and the temperatures were warm to the cold and brisk Northeastern seaboard of Delaware. Before my trip I had heard that a number of Snowy […]
If you had asked me about spring three weeks ago, I would have sworn it was early and we were going to have a hot summer. But then we got two bitter cold snaps that blew through in the shortly after. And with the temptations of spring around […]
Among the bird world’s most skillful fliers, Cooper’s Hawks are common woodland hawks that tear through cluttered tree canopies in high speed pursuit of other birds. You’re most likely to see one prowling above a forest edge or field using just a few stiff wingbeats followed by a […]
This year has been a successful season for Zorro and Esperanza, the Osprey pair that have made the upper Magothy River their home. Those that have been following me are familiar with the tale of this lovely couple and how last year man intervened and destroyed their nesting […]
Finally after a long year of waiting, I was able to return to Conowingo Dam in Darlington, Maryland and the Bald Eagles. It was heartening to find that the population has greatly increased this year, as seen in this one full-frame capture with over 40 eagles in the […]
The final in the owl series of this week. This is an Eurasian Eagle Owl that is part of the captive Birds of Prey exhibit at the Carrie Murray Nature Center. Full of personality and spirit, this bird is held by the handler for display. Quite unlike the […]
“The owl,” he was saying, “is one of the most curious creatures. A bird that stays awake when the rest of the world sleeps. They can see in the dark. I find that so interesting, to be mired in reality when the rest of the world is dreaming. […]
A wise old owl lived in an oak The more he saw the less he spoke The less he spoke the more he heard. Why can’t we all be like that wise old bird?
It’s time for Birds of Prey week. Starting off with some lovely owls and then moving on to some raptors. In a small photography workshop at the Carrie Murray Nature Center, several of us had the unique opportunity to spend some intimate time with these beautiful birds. Located […]
Iceman: You two really are cowboys. Maverick: What’s your problem, Kazanski? Iceman: You’re everyone’s problem. That’s because every time you go up in the air, you’re unsafe. I don’t like you because you’re dangerous. Maverick: That’s right! Ice… man. I am dangerous.