Tag: wildlife

Birds & Blooms

The one place I can say one can get birds and blooms together each year is at the sunflower fields in Poolesville, Maryland at McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area. Three fields of sunflowers are planted each year to attract wildlife, and to support the Mourning Dove hunting season in […]

Pelicans on the Chesapeake Bay

Growing up in Florida with Brown pelicans all over the place, it’s hard to imagine that this Jurassic looking bird was once an endangered species. Due to over hunting and DDT pesticides by 1970 the Brown pelican was listed endangered by the Endangered Species Act and conservation efforts […]

Bird Extravaganza

It’s spring time and spring time means bird migration along the Atlantic Fly-way. For a number of years the manor’s garden has become a bird sanctuary with water, food, and shelter for our feathered friends. The more the birds I’ve had settle in, the more passer-by’s stop by […]

The Avocets

One of the reasons why I wanted to travel to Galveston Island was due to a fellow blogger Tim Timmis a Texan local who always shares wonderful captures of shorebirds from the Bolivar Salt Flats. Bolivar Peninsula is just north of Galveston Island and is accessed by a […]

Before it Begins

And there I was. Standing in the middle of the meadow before the sun was to rise. The sky was covered in clouds, with just a little bit of clearing where perhaps the sun would reflect its warming rays upon. The birds were chirping and singing in the […]

Building Trust

Being a wildlife photographer requires one to have infinite patience and to become a behaviorist and naturalist. Certainly one of the first lessons is to understand the habitats, seasons and habits of the species you are wanting to photography. Where will they be? When will they be there? […]