Category Archives: Nature

Barred Owls Mating

Monday evening was a beautiful spring night, warm and comfortable. I was enjoying it from my office with the sliding glass door open onto my upper deck overlooking the lake. It was very quiet until I heard one of the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Bird Photographs, Lake Montclair, Nature, Wildlife | Tagged | 4 Comments

Outstanding Spring Weekend – Wood Ducks & Wild Turkeys

Spring has finally arrived in northern Virginia. The Daffodils, Forsythia, and various trees are blooming, and most other plants are budding and showing signs of growth. It is a great time to be outdoors after months of hibernating indoors to escape one … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Bird Photographs, Huntley Meadows, Merrimac Farm Wildlife management Area, Nature, Wildlife | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

The New River, The “Real Florida”

While visiting Florida in January, I spent a weekend in Carrabelle, a small town in Franklin County with only 1,300 residents. Franklin County is very rural and only recently got its first traffic light. As described by its mayor, “Carrabelle, Florida, a … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Landscape Photographs, National and State Parks, Nature, sunrise | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Barred Owls

Last weekend, I took my kayak out of winter storage and went in search of the Barred Owls  that live across the lake in a wooded area surrounding a creek that flows into the lake. I was able to photograph … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Bird Photographs, Lake Montclair, Nature, Spring Photographs, Wildlife | Tagged | 8 Comments

Rio Santiago Hummingbirds

While in Honduras last February and staying at the Lodge at Pico Bonito, my guide for the day, German Martinez, who was assisting me locate wildlife in Pico Bonito National Park, told me about a “hummingbird sanctuary” about 30 minutes north … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Bird Photographs, Nature, Wildlife | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

Bobcat on Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

While in  Florida in late November, I hiked the La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park in Gainesville. I walked to the observation tower at the end of the trail, which extends about a mile into the prairie basin. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Nature, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Wildlife | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Video of Nesting Great Horned Owl

My last blog article was of a female Great Horned Owl on her nest that I photographed while in Florida in January. If you have not seen it and the owl images, you can by scrolling down beyond this article. When … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in National and State Parks, Nature, Sunset, Wildlife | Tagged , | 5 Comments