Monthly Archives: February 2016

ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK

 One unexpected treat during my recent Minnesota sojourn was a pair of cooperative Rough-legged Hawks in the nearby state park. Normally a very uncooperative bird, I was lucky to get a couple of close encounters. ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK, STATE PARK, FRONTENAC, … Continue reading

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WHERE EAGLES DARE

 A week in the American Mid-West, chasing Bald Eagles on the Upper Mississippi. READ’S LANDING, LAKE PEPIN, HIAWATHA VALLEY, MINNESOTA Formerly a wood refueling station for the classic Mississippi steamboats of the 19th century, Read’s Landing is now home to … Continue reading

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WORLD WETLANDS DAY

Today is World Wetlands Day! Wetlands for our Future: Sustainable Livelihoods is the theme for World Wetlands Day in 2016. ROSEATE SPOONBILLS, FLORIDA EVERGLADES A group of Roseate Spoonbills  and White Ibis feeding in the wetlands of the Florida Everglades. Bonus … Continue reading

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