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Among birders, the legend lives on of the Colima Warbler, found among oak trees in a remote canyon high in the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park. The species is mostly found in Mexico, but this region of south Texas has a couple of places where birders can fairly reliably stalk it, and we decided to be warbler stalkers for a day. Early that May morning, we laced up our hiking… Read More

In this blog we show the successful results of our efforts in three videos showing the young ducklings as they hatch out of their eggs and successfully fledge from a nest box.

Photographing a Belted Kingfisher remotely using a CamRanger WiFi network.

Northern Shoveler ducks fed communally in a spiral-like formation on Seattle’s Green Lake.

Short-eared Owls and other predatory birds were the focus of my photography on a winter day in the Samish Flats area of northern Puget Sound in Washington State.

Perhaps there was a violent storm raging in the northern Pacific. Perhaps the storm came up suddenly, while the little bird was in flight, starting its migration from Kamchatka to Cambodia. Perhaps the creature became separated from a flock and flew down the Alaska and British Columbia coast instead of the northern Asian coast. Perhaps it was exhausted and a bit desperate. We’ll never know. All we know is that one Red-flanked… Read More

A day spent birdwatching for rare birds and seeing the hometown of Kurt Cobain.