Category Archives: Bird Sightings

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Photo Essay: Iceland birds

Some of you may know, (though most of you probably don’t and why would you?), that I was just in Iceland with my girlfriend, Audrey (everybody please give her a…

Iceland

The Puffins of Latrabjarg

Puffins are definitely one of those captivating and exciting animals that anyone will enjoy looking at. ¬†Perhaps ¬†it’s their clownish and colorful faces, or superficial resemblance to penguins which draws…

Female Harlequin Duck ignoring the whitewater in Warm Springs Creek, Idaho (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Photo Study – Idaho Harlequin Duck

Whether floating along rocky ocean shorelines or navigating the raging rapids of a mountain stream, Harlequin Ducks are totally at home in rough water. The fast-flowing, high elevation rivers and…

Kirtland's Warbler- Digiscoped with Leica APO Televid 65mm scope using iPhone 5s and a Phone Skope adapter.

Life Looks – Kirtland’s Warbler

I once had a run in with a Kirtland’s Warbler, a debacle which is described in this post. My first visit to the famed migration hotspot, Magee Marsh, and I…

California Gull and Cliff Swallow 5

California Gulls vs Cliff Swallows

This Memorial Day weekend I headed into the Yellowstone Ecosystem for some birding and wildlife watching. The highlight of the weekend was at Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge near…