A Snowy Owl

From shore to shore I traveled this past week. Leaving the beautiful and soft sands of Southwest Florida where the breezes were light and the temperatures were warm to the cold and brisk Northeastern seaboard of Delaware. Before my trip I had heard that a number of Snowy Owls had traveled further south than usual…

Burrowing Owls of Cape Coral

One of the many expeditions around the world that I would like to do was to travel to Southwest Florida and visit the Burrowing Owls of Cape Coral. I had heard of these darling little owls that live in holes throughout the town. Acting as mascots or perhaps even the town Mayor, these Owls are…

Surf’s Up

It’s a new scene for me this week as I’m visiting Naples, Florida for a business/pleasure trip. After having to spend an hour or more driving in the dark to arrive to where I want to photograph wildlife, I must admit. Being able to roll out of bed and walk out onto the beach in…

Duck Season Once More

As you can imagine, I’m thrilled it’s duck season once more. One of my favorite haunts is at a least suspecting place which is smack-dab right in the middle of the Nation’s Capital. Yep, there is a large pond located on “The Mall” of Washington D.C. at Constitution Gardens. Early winter several species of wild…

Return of the Winter Friends

I have to admit, I love all seasons of the year. Being located along the Mid-Atlantic Flyway on the Chesapeake Bay, different bird species travel through our area depending on the month of the year. Winter time means ducks to me, and along with those a few shore birds that are little expected. Now that…

After a Long Wait

The image above is one I’ve been wanting to capture for a long time. Fishing along waterways, Herons of all varieties freeze in motion so that their prey below thinks they’re a tree. It’s a perfect scenario to set the camera for a slow exposure and blur the water with a motionless bird. Great Blue…

It’s Eagle Season

Autumn is a favorite time of year for me as so much is going on. Beautiful fall colors and best of all, the arrival of the Bald Eagles at Conowingo Dam. With two of my photography classes being offered this week, of course I ‘had’ to get up to the dam beforehand to get the…

A Cedar Waxwing

This week I’ve had the special privilege of having a flock of Cedar Waxwings spend time in my garden. One afternoon I sat inside my photo blind in hopes of the flock landing on one of my water fountains. I could hear them in the tree above me zee-zee-zeeing, but when a few would drop…

Cedar Waxwings

One of my more favorite birds is the Cedar Waxwing. Usually only hearing their zee-zee-zee high in the treetops, they tend to visit my garden only in early spring. This fall though I’ve heard a small group visit the garden now and again. These masked bandits keep their eyes on me when I’m outside and…