Monthly Archives: April 2011

MCKITTRICK’S CANYON, GUADELOUPE MTNS., WEST TEXAS

Day three of our West Texas sojourn saw us at the Guadeloupe Mountains National Park Headquarters. Weather was clear and hot as the extended drought continued. As it turned out the birding was a bit of a bust but the … Continue reading

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MEEP! MEEP!

Having been a fan of Wile E. Coyote over the years, I looked forward to photographing the famous Roadrunner during my recent visit to the Southwest. Along desert roadsides they can be quite shy and elusive, most often seen sitting … Continue reading

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RIO GRANDE VILLAGE, BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK

After leaving the Los Chisos mountains we headed for Rio Grande Village, about 25 miles away but still within the Big Bend Park. The landscape becomes more desolate and the temperature rising with each passing mile. Tunnel entrance to Rio … Continue reading

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LOS CHISOS MOUNTAINS, BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK

Headed down to the Big Bend National Park on the Rio Grande in search of the North American warbler hunter’s Holy Grail –  the Colima – a high elevation specialist! It’s range in the US is limited to the Los … Continue reading

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TEXAS…ON FIRE!

Central and West Texas are experiencing an extended drought. Wildfires have been extensive and have generated considerable smoke. Nevertheless, I have been able to locate two endangered species in the Kerr Wildlife Management Area near Concan in the Texas hill … Continue reading

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I’m Published!

I’ve just received the first copy of a coffee table book I’ve been working on this winter. The book is an attempt to showcase some of the images I took on a visit to Scotland a couple of years back … Continue reading

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