Nesting Time!

Today’s post comes from my recent trip to Magee Marsh (northern Ohio) to capture the migrating warblers. Near the end of my trip, I ran across 3 separate Yellow Warbler Nests being built. In today’s post, I’m featuring a nest that was being built, directly above the marsh’s boardwalk. Bringing in nesting materials: Weaving the […]

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It’s Not Just For Little Birds!

Today’s post is the first, of many, from the Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, located along Lake Erie in northern Ohio. Magee Marsh is well known for a stopover location for migrating warblers in the spring. These warblers are small, especially in comparison to this bald eagle’s nest that is located at the western entrance to […]

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Fun Friday: Time to Nest

For the past few days, I have been at the Lake of the Ozarks (MO).  My main photographic objective this trip was to capture the last Super Moon of 2019, over the lake.  At the last minute, the weather cooperated and I was able to catch the large globe rising above the lake … I’ll […]

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Cattle Egret Dispute

Today’s post comes from my recent (February 2018) photo trip to Florida. While kayaking around Bird Island (a rookery near St. Petersburg), I captured a series of images of a couple of Cattle Egrets that were busy in a nesting territorial dispute on the island: During nesting season, you must always be ready for the […]

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Nesting Owls

Last Friday, I spent the morning photographing an active Great Horned Owl nest. If you caught my images last year, this is the same nest as I photographed last spring. The only exception is that this year, there are two owlets instead of one! Twice as much fun for me! Here are a few of […]

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Fun Friday: When is a Flower Pot Not a Flower Pot?

Answer: When it is a home. A few days ago, I walked out my basement in my rural Missouri home. As I walked out the door, a Carolina Wren flew from a shelving unit that I have located just outside the door. After this happened a couple of times, I decided to check out the […]

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GH Owl Chick Update

After my wildflower workshop this past Saturday morning, I ran over and checked on the little Great Horned Owl chick that I featured a short while back. I’m trying to get over to the nest about every 7-10 days so that I can capture a photo history of the single chick in the nest. When […]

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Fun Friday: Furball

Two days ago, I was able to get over to my friends Pete and Ginny’s house for some “fun fotography”. The day before, Ginny had contacted me about a new addition in their rural acreage … an active Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) with a just-hatched chick. So, the next day I headed over with […]

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The Venice Rookery

The next photo stop on my recent Florida tour, was the famous Venice Rookery, which is located in Venice, Florida. Oddly, this wonderful rookery is right in the middle of town, surrounded by housing areas, a couple of major roadways, and sitting just behind the Florida Highway Patrol headquarters! The Venice Rookery is a rather […]

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Fun Friday: Bad Hair Day, Revisited

(This post originally published in October 2010) While going through some old slides the other day, I ran across this image of a baby Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) that was taken in my front yard a few years ago. Not sure exactly when it was taken, but I’ve been shooting digitally since 2004, so it […]

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