Tag: wildlife photography

Julia and her Friends

Beautiful little Julia, with a collar to claim. “T186” is the human tag for her and incredibly Julia has lived well with it regardless of its size. Julia was born before 2005 in…drum roll please… ALASKA ! And now winters across the American Continent on the Chesapeake Bay. […]

A Seasonal Visitor

There are several holly bushes that have grown quite well in my garden over the years and they are a perennial favorite for masked bandits. Who are these masked bandits one might ask? Well, they are a flock of Cedar Waxwings with their black masks that fly in […]

Fennec Fox

During my visit at the National Zoo the other day, we stopped into the Small mammal house and enjoyed the little creatures that sleep throughout the day and party all night long. A pair of Fennec foxes were nestled in the back of their habitat with a dirty […]

Building a Portfolio

It’s hard to know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been. In my previous post I suggest a great idea to rediscover yourself by reviewing your past images to select a few that really stand out. It’s a wonderful exercise to review your past work […]

Birds & Blooms

The one place I can say one can get birds and blooms together each year is at the sunflower fields in Poolesville, Maryland at McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area. Three fields of sunflowers are planted each year to attract wildlife, and to support the Mourning Dove hunting season in […]

Pelicans on the Chesapeake Bay

Growing up in Florida with Brown pelicans all over the place, it’s hard to imagine that this Jurassic looking bird was once an endangered species. Due to over hunting and DDT pesticides by 1970 the Brown pelican was listed endangered by the Endangered Species Act and conservation efforts […]

Building Trust

Being a wildlife photographer requires one to have infinite patience and to become a behaviorist and naturalist. Certainly one of the first lessons is to understand the habitats, seasons and habits of the species you are wanting to photography. Where will they be? When will they be there? […]