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Welcome to my bird and nature photography web site!

This site contains blog posts with my photos and the stories behind the images and my extensive photo galleries which include birds, wildlife, flowers and trees along with images of the landscapes I visit. I feel that it is important to tell the stories behind my images.

Please excuse the fact that not all of my portfolios are complete, I was am in the process of migrating my old photo galleries because the program I was using is no longer working well quit functioning.

I am currently working on moving these remaining galleries:

  • Wading Birds (Reddish Egrets, Roseate Spoonbills and Tricolored Herons)
  • Some Landscape and Travel Images
2409, 2016

Juvenile Brown Pelican Portrait on the Shore of the Gulf

By | September 24th, 2016|8 Comments

It was wonderful to be close to the juvenile Brown Pelican and to be able to take portraits of it plus I also enjoyed being able to see all the fine details of its plumage, the texture of its bill and look into its dark eyes.

2309, 2016

Elegant Forster’s Tern in flight with a touch of added canvas

By | September 23rd, 2016|5 Comments

I've always loved this image of a Forster's Tern in flight because the pose is wonderful and the tern looks elegant against the gray of a distant storm cloud.

2209, 2016

Snowy Egret Portraits

By | September 22nd, 2016|2 Comments

Almost a year ago I felt very fortunate to be able to take a series of Snowy Egret portraits at Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area in Northern Utah.

2109, 2016

Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk on a lichen covered boulder in Idaho

By | September 21st, 2016|3 Comments

When I found this juvenile Red-tailed Hawk on a lichen covered boulder in Idaho I took a little over 160 frames of it.

2009, 2016

Scenic Views of My Recent Trip to Montana and Idaho

By | September 20th, 2016|4 Comments

When I go on trips to Montana and Idaho it is primarily about finding and photographing birds but the places I visit are so beautiful that I feel I have to photograph the scenic views too.

1909, 2016

Two Red-tailed Hawks Near Old Route 91

By | September 19th, 2016|2 Comments

I photographed these two Red-tailed Hawks near old route 91 in Idaho which runs close to Interstate 15, part of the road is still paved and part of it is gravel.

1809, 2016

Centennial Valley Prairie Falcon and a Short-eared Owl Barbed Wire Casualty

By | September 18th, 2016|4 Comments

I spent some time in the Centennial Valley of Montana yesterday and the best bird of the morning was this adult Prairie Falcon photographed on a cattle chute with a white cloud in the background.

1709, 2016

Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk taking off from a conifer in Idaho

By | September 17th, 2016|3 Comments

I was able to fire a burst of shots showing the juvenile Red-tailed Hawk taking off from a conifer and liked the second and third shots in the series the most.