Galveston Island – May 2013

Galveston Island – May 2013

In early May I got to spend another day with Greg Lavity during the spring migration. We had a super day down in Galveston. The highlight of the day was watching the courtship of two white-tailed kites. As a courting gift the male caught a mouse and gave it to the...
Spring Migration – April 2013

Spring Migration – April 2013

In April my daughters and I visited Galveston, High Island and Piny Woods in East Texas with Greg Lavity. The spring migration was in full swing and we saw over 130 species in three days. Thanks again to Greg for his invaluable birding...
FeatherFest – April 2013

FeatherFest – April 2013

I spent two days down at FeatherFest in Galveston last week. FeatherFest is one of the largest birding festivals in Texas, and the only one with a dedicated nature photography track. I had a wonderful time taking a couple of lecture sessions and three photo field...
Lower Rio Grande Valley Trip – Texas January 2013

Lower Rio Grande Valley Trip – Texas January 2013

Two weeks ago I got back from a wonderful trip, led by Greg Lavity, down to the South Rio Grande Valley in Texas. We spent five days exploring the area from the Gulf of Mexico to Falcon Lake. Our trip started in Houston where we met and headed south. On our first day...
Brazos Bend – December 2012

Brazos Bend – December 2012

Brazos Bend is a 4,897-acre (1,982 ha) state park along the Brazos River in Needville, Texas. The park is a haven for a diverse mix of native wildlife and plants covering an equally diverse range of ecosystems. At Christmas this year my daughter Sarah and I visited...
Colony Farm – Coquitlam BC

Colony Farm – Coquitlam BC

After purchasing my new Nikon D7000 and 70-200 mm f/2.8, I took a trip down to Colony Farm. Colony Farm is a regional park located in Coquitlam BC. Here I managed to befriend a great blue...
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