Tag: birds of prey

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 […]

They’re Back

If you had asked me about spring three weeks ago, I would have sworn it was early and we were going to have a hot summer. But then we got two bitter cold snaps that blew through in the shortly after. And with the temptations of spring around […]

Cooper’s Hawk

Among the bird world’s most skillful fliers, Cooper’s Hawks are common woodland hawks that tear through cluttered tree canopies in high speed pursuit of other birds. You’re most likely to see one prowling above a forest edge or field using just a few stiff wingbeats followed by a […]

And Then There Was One

This year has been a successful season for Zorro and Esperanza, the Osprey pair that have made the upper Magothy River their home. Those that have been following me are familiar with the tale of this lovely couple and how last year man intervened and destroyed their nesting […]

Barred Owls

“The owl,” he was saying, “is one of the most curious creatures. A bird that stays awake when the rest of the world sleeps. They can see in the dark. I find that so interesting, to be mired in reality when the rest of the world is dreaming. […]

Eastern Screech Owl

It’s time for Birds of Prey week. Starting off with some lovely owls and then moving on to some raptors. In a small photography workshop at the Carrie Murray Nature Center, several of us had the unique opportunity to spend some intimate time with these beautiful birds. Located […]

Flight Simulator School

Iceman: You two really are cowboys. Maverick: What’s your problem, Kazanski? Iceman: You’re everyone’s problem. That’s because every time you go up in the air, you’re unsafe. I don’t like you because you’re dangerous. Maverick: That’s right! Ice… man. I am dangerous.