American Oystercatcher

Happy Mother’s Day 2014

May 11th, 2014|

Happy Mother's Day 2014!

Ethics for Nests and Chicks

March 9th, 2014|

I feel that as a bird photographer I need to care for my subjects every time I am in the field and that is amplified when there are young, defenseless chicks.

Long billed Birds and Preening

March 7th, 2014|

Preening in birds is essential for keeping their feathers clean, arranged correctly and for some birds it is a way to distribute oils from the uropygial gland which helps to keep the feathers clean and healthy.

American Oystercatcher Lift Off

February 20th, 2014|

One of two species of oystercatchers in North America the American Oystercatchers quickly stole my heart after I first saw them because of their colors, long bills, pink legs and their Goth-like black toenails.