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.

Spring Means Nesting Birds and Chicks – Please Give Them Space

2017-06-06T16:59:43+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: American Coots, American Oystercatchers, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, 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.

Please… give nests and chicks respect

2017-06-06T16:53:12+00:00 May 30th, 2013|Categories: American Oystercatchers, Antelope Island State Park, Birds, Chukars, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Nesting Birds, Utah, Western Meadowlarks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fluffy little chicks are adorable, they make people "ohh" and "aww" and those that hit the ground running not long after hatching are especially appealing to some folks. But they need respect and they need space so we don't endanger them.