Fun Friday: “Table For One, on the Water, Please”




This little squirrel was busy snacking on something as I kayaked by him, a couple of years ago. If you look closely, you can see that his “table” is a tree stump that is in the middle of a creek. To get to his table, he had to jump from tree to tree: Ya never […]

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Being Watched




While photographing black bears from a treestand in north-central Minnesota last month, during one of the slow times this squirrel stopped across from me and “people watched” for a little while: Photo Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon 100 mm-400 mm f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens (at 390 mm) Handheld from a treestand ISO 3200 (image made […]

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Potpourri




Today’s post features a couple more finds during my last kayak outing. A squirrel that crouched low and “hid” from me while I kayaked under a large limb of a dead tree in the water:   And a Common Yellowthroat warbler (Geothlypis trichas) that was foraging among the many sticks of the beaver lodge:   […]

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Fun Friday: Prank the Photographer!




While photographing birds in the Texas Rio Grande Valley, a few Mexican Ground Squirrels (Spermophilus mexicanus) came around the waterhole. While photographing these visitors, one seemingly stopped to make fun of us!   Wishing every one a “Fun Friday”! If you enjoyed this post, please feel free to share this link with others who you […]

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Acting Squirrely (Re-post)




(This post was originally published in June, 2010) When returning to the kayak take-out area Saturday morning, I heard a rustling noise above me as I glided to the shore. Looking up, I noticed a squirrel in a mulberry tree, feasting on the ripe berries. I slowed the kayak and slowly maneuvered under the tree […]

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