In the struggle for existence, here's a loser. Or so it would seem. I found this Costa's Hummingbird on Saturday, already gone, in the riparian zone along the Colorado River in Yuma, Arizona.
A gallery from the rainforest of Costa Rica, where I'm just back from 10 days of chasing nature.
These workshops are designed especially for folks with ordinary point-and-shoot cameras.
Today, Charles Darwin's Birthday, I offer you a reflection from my annual bird survey at Bear Swamp in Wolcott, Vermont, where the Yellow-bellied Flycatchers call out no more.
Join me this Friday, February 2, from 5-6PM, at North Branch Nature Center (NBNC) for a gallery showing and reception during ArtWalk, Montpelier's adventure in visual creativity. Oh, and there will be sharks.
My 2018 digital camera review for wildlife watchers, including lots of sample photos.
Listen to me proselytize about the audacity of gulls on Vermont Public Radio.
North Branch Nature Center, here in Montpelier, kicks off its Naturalist Journeys lecture series tonight at 7PM with bison, moose, wolves and bears.
From origins somewhere in the Arctic, not too far from the North Pole, a young Glaucous Gull made an incredible journey to a compost pile here in Vermont last year. And it might have just returned for a second winter visit.
I advise caution if you were to encounter this species: Kylo Wren (Thryomanes kyloii).