Fly Trap (Re-post from 2010)

(This post originally published in June, 2010) On virtually all of my kayak outings, I have been accompanied by some flycatchers. I’m not positive on the ID of these wonderful insect loving birds, but I believe they are Eastern Phoebes (Sayornis phoebe) – if one of my birder friends can help with ID, please let […]

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Gold On Gold

Late last week I posted on a planted/managed sunflower field. While I photographed the sunflowers, I saw quite a few different birds come to the sunflower plants for the seeds, so I ended up making 3 additional trips to the sunflower field last week (the sunflowers are now fading away rapidly, so I had to […]

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Breakfast at Sunrise

  On my first morning of my recent photo trip to Squaw Creek NWR, one of the first interesting things I saw was this little guy, about to have breakfast at sunrise:         Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to make a confirmed ID on him, but I believe it to be a Red-breasted […]

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No Sharing Going On Here!

Shortly after leaving Frederick Sound, we arrived in Petersburg, Alaska (where we had started our trip a few days earlier). Our stop here was only for a couple of hours, so that we could get some supplies for the remainder of the trip. Several of the guests on the Delphinus walked into town to do […]

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“A Whale of a Day, Part 3, or …”

CAUTION: TODAY’S POST CONTAINS A GRAPHIC IMAGE THAT MAY¬† BE DISTURBING TO SOME PEOPLE   … “When is a Whale Not a Whale?” Answer: When it is a Killer Whale   Photo of a breaching Orca, taken in 2008 in British Columbia   “Killer Whales” (Orcinus orca) are not actually whales, but are toothed dolphins. […]

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