What is man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, man would die from a great loneliness of spirit. For whatever happens to the beasts, soon happens to man. All things are connected. - Chief Seattle

This is the place to continue your journey with me to help you realize how every aspect of nature is an integral part of your life.

 

Crested Cormorants

May 20, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

Crested CormorantsCrested Cormorants

 

This pair of Crested Cormorants had just finished drying their wings and were getting ready to take flight.  You can tell by the mini tufts on their heads that they are in the breeding season.

 


Watchful Eyes

May 18, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

Watchful EyesWatchful Eyes

 

Always on alert, these ospreys are either guarding the young or using their excellent vision to search for unsuspecting prey below.

 


Catching the Light

May 16, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

Catching the LightCatching the Light

 

When I first looked at my capture of this bird, I was confused by the blue collar around its neck was lit up by the angle of the sun.  Turns out to be a boat tailed grackle.

  

 


All Aglow

May 13, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

All AglowAll Aglow

 

This male mallard took advantage of some brief sunshine to capture the light and show off his beautiful colors.

 


Laser Focus

May 11, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

Laser FocusLaser Focus

 

Osprey vision is one of their attributes that make them such excellent fishermen.  While their eyes are about the same size as ours there vision is at least twice as good.