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Approaching Chicks Too Close – When Something Should be Said or Done

2017-06-20T06:42:47+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Glacier County, Great Horned Owls, Montana, Nesting Birds, Wildlife Ethics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I know that what this person did was not right and the 8 moderators of that group should have said something but in 15 days they haven't said a word about them being too close to the owl chick.

Male Cassin’s Finches Foraging in Beaverhead County, Montana

2017-06-11T05:19:42+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Categories: Birds, Beaverhead County, Cassin's Finches, Centennial Valley, Montana|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Two years ago today I was in Beaverhead County, Montana photographing Cassin's Finches foraging on the seeds of dandelions on a morning that had sunshine and plenty of fog.

Male Short-eared Owls On the Prowl in Idaho, Montana and Utah

2017-04-03T06:10:36+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Beaverhead County, Box Elder County, Centennial Valley, Clark County, Idaho, Montana, Short-eared Owls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Short-eared Owls are nomadic so the places where I saw and photographed these male Short-eared Owls last year may or may not have owls this breeding season.

Spring Means Nesting Birds and Chicks – Please Give Them Space

2017-06-06T16:59:43+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Birds, American Coots, American Oystercatchers, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Ferruginous Hawks, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Madison County, Montana, Nesting Birds, Pinellas County, Utah, Wildlife Ethics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Why? Because the image is never as important as the well being and safety of my subject, especially when it comes to nests and chicks.