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Category Archives: Birds

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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I finally caught up with a nemesis Ivory Gull in Duluth, MN. It was a 650 mile roundtrip from my home but boy was it worth it. Especially taken in the context of a similar long chase in the other direction to Quincy, IL undertaken about a year ago for the Ivory Gull reported from […]

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I had the opportunity to spend a week of May in Finland this year. I have always wanted to see Ruff in breeding plumage and this was my opportunity to do so. For a short duration each year, Northern Finland offers a great opportunity to see displaying Ruff – one of the most stunning species […]

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