Category Archives: TOURING

STELLER’S EIDER

 The Steller’s eider is the smallest eider and breeds along the Arctic coasts of eastern Siberia and Alaska.  The lined nest is built on tundra close to the sea. The following images were captured on the open tundra around Barrow, … Continue reading

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AMERICAN DIPPER

AMERICAN DIPPER, ANCHORAGE, ALASKA The American Dipper is North America’s only truly aquatic songbird. It catches all of its food underwater in swiftly flowing streams by swimming and walking on the stream bottom.  AMERICAN DIPPER WITH FISH FRY  American Dipper … Continue reading

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SPECTACLED EIDER

The Spectacled Eider is a large sea duck  that tends to occur mainly in areas where travel is difficult for humans — boggy tundra in summer, at sea around pack ice at other times; its winter range far out in … Continue reading

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ARCTIC TERN

 A small, slender white bird, the Arctic Tern is well known for its long yearly migration. Its travel from its Arctic breeding grounds to its wintering grounds off of Antarctica may cover perhaps 40,000 km (25,000 mi), and is the farthest yearly journey of … Continue reading

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KING EIDER

One of the primary purposes of my recent trip to Alaska was to photograph the King Eider in spectacular breeding plumage. MALE KING EIDER  KING EIDER AT REST    KING EIDER PAIR ON NESTING GROUNDS, BARROW, ALASKA  FEMALE KING EIDER  KING … Continue reading

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NORTH TO ALASKA!

DENALI PARK I’ve just returned from a remarkable two week trip to Alaska. Stay tuned for more images.

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MANCHESTER

NOT NOW!  NOT EVER!!  

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MARLBOROUGH HOUSE, PALL MALL, LONDON

Today, April 12, is the Duke of Edinburgh’s  President’s Council Forum to be held at Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London. Marlborough House is almost 300 years old and has the status of a Royal Palace. It has been occupied over … Continue reading

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LONDON TERROR ATTACK

Sad news out of London this morning as a terrorist attack has been carried out on Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminster.  Oddly enough I woke up last night and read a couple of chapters of Ben Judah’s raw, … Continue reading

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EVENING AT ROSELAWN

I have been accepted as a participating artist in the “EVENING AT ROSELAWN” put on by the Friends of the Roselawn in Port Colborne, Ontario on 6 April. Looking forward to the opportunity of seeing old friends and meeting new … Continue reading

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