Thief!




Watch your heart, these guys are professional thieves … they steal hearts all the time! I think anyone who has been around the Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) will attest to that. They are so comical to watch as they groom themselves while floating in the wavey waters, on their backs. Or when they are busy […]

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Fun Friday: Night Construction




Today’s Fun Friday post comes from a lake at a nearby Missouri Conservation Area. As anyone who has been following me for a while knows, one of my favorite photography subjects is the American Beaver (Castor canadensis), shot from my kayak. Today’s post is of some recent activity at one of the lodges. As we […]

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Day 1 Sunrise/Sunset Over Prairie State Park




  During my short visit to Prairie State Park last week, I was fortunate to be able to see/photograph some beautiful sunrises and a colorful sunset. In today’s post, I’ll feature some images I made of both the sunrise and sunset of Day 1 on the prairie. As I made my way up Gay Feather […]

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A Miniature Mammal with a Devilish Appetite!




At the top of Mount Evans, the American Pika (Ochotona princeps) can be found. Although their numbers seemed to be considerably less than what I saw along the Crater Lake trail, if you looked, you could find some. A lot of the time, they would just sit on the rocks and appear to be happy […]

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Early Morning Goats … Into the Sun




One of the first mornings of camping at Echo Lake, I headed up the highway to Mount Evans at just around sunrise (I wanted to go up earlier, but I also wanted some light before hitting the narrow and winding areas!). Upon making a stop at Summit Lake, I had my first encounter with the […]

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