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Blue Pirate

August 03, 2022 - The Blue Dasher has a distinctive coloring that sets it apart from other dragonflies. The eyes clearly distinguish the m...
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New Friend

June 27, 2022 - Wandering around the city of Funchal trying to take in as many sights as we could in our one day stop here, we encounter...
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Drying the Catch

June 24, 2022 - Obviously living on an island surrounded by the Atlantic makes fishing a major enterprise for the residents. This was la...
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The Port of Funchal

June 22, 2022 - The island of Madeira had a population of slightly over 100, 000 at the time we were there some 20+ years ago. When in t...
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Welcome Ashore

June 20, 2022 - A week of cruising aboard the new, luxurious Nieuw Amsterdam, we were very excited to get our feet on terra firms again.
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Exploring New Waters

April 29, 2022 - This is a breeding Ring necked duck. They returned en masse a few days ago, stayed for a few days and disappeared as qui...
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Snakebird

March 11, 2022 - The anhinga was described as "snakebird" early on by the Native American Indians as the shape of its head and neck look...
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Mimus polyglots

January 27, 2022 - As soon as the red tail hawk departed this courageous mockingbird to up the high perch to see who it might target to cha...
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Water Landing

January 20, 2022 - Softly touching down to join the other white pelicans feeding nearby on the intracoastal waterway.
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Morning Breaks

January 14, 2022 - Off to the beach to watch the birds, the waves, the treasure seekers, the fishermen and,of course, the sun bathers.
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Busy Bee

December 14, 2021 - And the work goes on throughout the year down here.
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White Pelican

December 02, 2021 - The brown pelican is found year-round in Florida. Adult white pelicans are winter visitors to the state. During the summ...
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Great Blue

October 19, 2021 - The Great Blue Heron is the largest and most widespread heron in North America. It is a big bird, with a slate-gray bod...
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"Hawkeye"

October 06, 2021 - These hawks always are on alert looking for unsuspecting prey.
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Prehistoric Feeling

September 29, 2021 - Wandering around with the camera without a specific objective in mind, I found this old tree formation very interesting.
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Patient Fisherman

September 16, 2021 - First time I ever have seen a Green Heron visit behind our home. Although a juvenile, its instincts were obviously fine...
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Taking A Break

July 26, 2021 - After a major windstorm at night, we had several trees come down in our neighborhood. This blue heron, that usually is f...
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Cooling Off

July 19, 2021 - Today the wolves were smarter than we were. They found a nice cool spot in the shallow end of the pond while we stayed o...
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Batter Up

July 16, 2021 - When a 9 foot grizzly picks up a log to play with and decides to play baseball, you begin to realize just how strong the...
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Border Security

June 16, 2021 - With the nest nearby and the cygnets are in the area, geese are not welcome. In fact, neither are other swans, muskrats...
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Keep Your Distance

June 07, 2021 - This is what happens when you get to close to a goose and its goslings. Of course, turnabout is fair play as the geese o...
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Spacious Skies

March 17, 2021 - Just sitting on the side of the road trying to absorb the magnitude of this unspoiled part of the world. I hope you get...
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Mountain Majesty

March 15, 2021 - Continuing along the Going to the Sun Road we get to enjoy the mountains, the lakes, the variety of beauty and serenity...
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Going to the Sun

March 14, 2021 - Venturing out by car from Spokane, WA, went across northern Idaho, visited Missoula Montana and then headed north to Whi...
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Northern Montana

March 12, 2021 - After coming across northern Idaho and visiting the National Bison Refuge we headed north to Whitefish Montana to explor...
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Lake Louise

December 11, 2020 - On the grounds of the Fairmont Chateau at Lake Louise viewing the snow capped mountains, and the remaining glacier, in B...
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Brave Bulls - 2

October 01, 2020 - Brave Bulls Another part of our visit to the Domecq family ranch in Cadiz Spain included watching the young bul...
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Crossing the Bridge

August 24, 2020 - Japanese gardens are known as a place to go for meditation and self reflection. The essence of a Japanese bridge is that...
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Over the Ocean

July 24, 2020 - Just as background, before returning to Michigan about 5 years ago, I had the good fortune to spend the better part of 2...
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Targeted

June 23, 2020 - We were told to stay together as a group while photographing this predator. I understood, but when behind the lens, I te...
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Upside Down World

June 05, 2020 - A slightly different perspective this morning.
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Wind Beneath My Paws

December 02, 2019 - Not as commonly seen as Bobcats, and even more rarely seen during the day, this Canadian Lynx was just as surprised to s...
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Growling Grizzly

August 30, 2019 - This about 9 feet tall and not very happy at the moment. To get the whole story go to My Portfolio at https://www.fanar...
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A New Day

May 13, 2019 - This is the bonus you get when you get out before sunrise.
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