/Tag: ethics

Beautiful Swallows and the Ugly Sack of Crap

2018-06-21T06:49:13+00:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Birds, Little Emigration Canyon, Morgan County, Northern Rough-winged Swallows, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , |

The sack of crap was open, it doesn't matter to me if they left it open or if a critter opened it but that sack of crap was what was attracting the Northern Rough-winged Swallows and photos of these birds with dog waste shouldn't exist, yet now they do.

Photographing a Male Northern Flicker Excavating a Nesting Cavity

2018-03-23T06:39:41+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Birds, Clark County, Idaho, Nesting Birds, Northern Flickers, Targhee National Forest, Wildlife Ethics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I dug into my archives and picked these Northern Flicker photos from May of 2015 to share today because I saw a Northern Flicker yesterday and thought of how they will soon start excavating their nesting cavities to rear their young in.

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

2017-06-20T06:42:47+00:00June 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+00:00March 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.