Category: wildlife

A Sweet Reward

This past week has been filled with catching up with life’s regular to-do’s and I haven’t had much of a chance to go out on a photo walkabout. This summer I’ve had a big “Pay-it-forward” project at a nearby paddock that holds two horses that needed some additional […]

Sika Deer

I went on a wild owl hunt early this morning at Assateague Island National Seashore and came up empty handed. But I did find some amazing creatures that I least expected. Sika Deer are small members of the elk family and were introduced to Maryland in the early […]

Hey Foxy!

It’s fox season ! Actually all the time is fox season for me, but in particular this is the time of year that all area nature photographers are out on a fox hunt. Really what we’re looking for are darling little fox kits like the ones we get […]

A Caracal

Meeting a Caracal lynx today, I must say that I think they are the most adorable wild cats ever. With tufts of fur from their ears and inquisitive nature, to their short tail and dog like size, the Caracal is truly a charming creature. The name Caracal is […]

A Morning Run

The morning was a brisk morning, the air fresh and cool from lower humidity and temperatures. A wonderful respite after the hot and humid summer Maryland has held. The African exhibit at the Maryland Zoo is hosting a new family addition to the grazing animals. Feeling frisky, the […]

A Little Bat

I’ve seen them fly overhead at dusk, zipping around catching bugs for dinner. But I’ve never been able to see a bat close up. There have been some close encounters of bats in Costa Rica at Selva Verde Lodge where there are several species that fly in and […]