American Kestrels – Pint-sized Hunters

These pint-sized residents of our Sonoran Desert have a body length of around 10 inches and weigh in at about 5 ounces which makes them North America’s smallest falcon. But don’t let their diminutive size […]

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Harris’s Antelope Squirrel

One of the cutest denizens of the Sonoran Desert area is the Harris’s Antelope Squirrel. These tiny little critters dart around the desert floor in search of bugs and seeds, or scamper directly up a […]

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Breakfast at the Burrow

Burrowing Owls are some of the most expressive and endearing owls you’re likely to find. Here’s a little captioned photo story of a typical Burrowing Owl family’s breakfast time at the burrow. I hope you […]

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The Endearing Inca Dove

Unless you look carefully, you may never know you’ve seen an Inca Dove even though they are relatively common throughout the Sonoran Desert. At first glance, they look much like the more common Mourning Dove. […]

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Burrowing Owls

I’ll bet that the first time you see a Burrowing Owl, you’ll smile. These small owls with big yellow eyes seem to look directly into your soul. Unlike most other owls, Burrowing Owls – as […]

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Great Horned Owlets

Spring brings nature’s babies, and few babies are cuter than Great Horned Owlets. The following photographs were taken over about a three-week period. They demonstrate how fast these young owls grow, and ultimately fledge. Their […]

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I Believe I Can Fly

With the coronavirus keeping most of the world close at home, it’s really tough to stay indoors. It’s even more difficult when you look out the window and see all the birds perched in the […]

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Bald Eagles on the James River

Last week I was fortunate to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to photograph Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons and Ospreys along Virginia’s James River near Richmond. My wife Pam and I were in Virginia to attend […]

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Triple D & Kalispell

I love photographing wildlife. My wife Pam loves painting wildlife. These similar artistic pursuits share wildlife as a common theme. We recently discovered a wonderful opportunity to bring photography, painting and wildlife together in one […]

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Hot Off The Press

I’m very happy to have one of my photographs appear on the cover of the Netherlands Ornithologists’ Union’s latest edition. It features my photograph of a Cactus Wren. Ardea – the journal’s title – is […]

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