Category Archives: Wildlife

After a fantastic time with the confiding puffins of Fair Isle, I decided to spend some time photographing Northern Gannets on some of the other Shetland Islands. Northern Gannets are some of the largest seabirds of the North Atlantic. They breed in only a few large colonies and spend most of their time out at […]

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Clowns of the sea – puffins are unique and iconic seabirds. I’ve had the pleasure of photographing Horned and Tufted Puffins at leisure from various bases in Alaska including the dramatic colonies of St. Paul Island in the Bering Sea. Atlantic Puffins are found on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean and while there are […]

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I had the opportunity to visit some Sandhill Cranes at a roosting site on the Wisconsin River last month. This was one of the last possible opportunities to photograph them before they migrated south for the winter. Winter means early sunset and the cranes didn’t arrive till the light was failing. Nevertheless, the vast numbers […]

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I’m thrilled to have an image selected in the Highly Honored section of the BIRDS category in the very prestigious Nature’s Best 2016 Windland Smith Rice International Awards Competition. This image of an Indigo Bunting on a freshly opening sunflower was photographed not far from my home at the Pope Farm Conservancy in Wisconsin. It […]

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I had the very cool opportunity to spend part of August this year in Zambia with my family. Naturally, I packed my gear along and there were excellent photography opportunities throughout. Since I photographed prolifically, I’m breaking this into three posts with one each to cover the Mfuwe and Nsefu sectors in South Luangwa National […]

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