Tag: owl

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 […]

A Wise Old Owl

An early start to the day found me driving two hours north in the dark to Ephrata, Pennsylvania. Tucked in a tree in the middle of town is the nest of a Great Horned Owl. Her favorite tree for several years, she returns to raise her family. It […]

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 […]

Eurasian Eagle Owl

The Eurasian Eagle Owl is native to Europe and Asia, but not found in North America. Several do exist in America in exhibits, allowing those that can’t travel to foreign lands to set eyes on them. Considered one of the largest owls in the world, their pumpkin colored […]

A Little Who-Let

There is a little town in Pennsylvania, where along a quiet stream in the middle of town stands a tree. This tree holds treasures within. These treasures? Three Great Horned Owlets! Quickly becoming well-known in the birding and bird photography community in our area, of course I had […]

Gerta

A little short story of newfound friendships, helping a neighbor, and a love for nature. Last winter I was at the end of a point on the Magothy River looking at tundra swans in hopes of locating a rare Trumpeter swan claimed to be in the flock. One […]