Northern Goshawk

September 29, 2014 - I was finally able to take time to visit the Whitefish Point Bird Observatory on Sunday. It was quite the learning exper...
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Itsy Bitsy Spider

September 27, 2014 - I found this tiny backlit spider and web blocking a trail that I was walking down today. It looked kind of neat there in...
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Garden Beauties

September 25, 2014 - Fall is here and it won't be long now until these will be a thing of the past. Oh well, next year.... Zinnia Zinni...
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Dewdrops

September 23, 2014 - Here is a spider web bedecked with glistening beads of dew.
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Diamond in the Rough

September 21, 2014 - Today I was driving by a pond when I noticed that there were dozens of swallows flying around the surface and perched in...
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More Flowers From Fenner

September 21, 2014 - Yesterday my friend and I spent the morning at Fenner Arboretum. The wind was from the south which must have slowed down...
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Another Sunflower

September 18, 2014 - Not long now and the fields will be brown and the ground will be covered with snow. So enjoy the flowers while you can....
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Burke Lake Revisited

September 16, 2014 - Last Saturday I dropped in to visit the group at the Burke Lake Banding Station. This Lincoln''s Sparrow was the highlig...
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Vireo

September 16, 2014 - Here is a bird that I missed in Spring migration. I didn't think I would see one this year. But on Sunday my wife joined...
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Purple-stemmed Aster

September 14, 2014 - I decided my weekend assignment would be to photograph the purple Asters that are so prevalent at this time of year. I h...
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After the Storm

September 12, 2014 - Last Friday evening we had some severe weather pass through mid Michigan. Toward the end of the storm I decided to go ou...
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Harris Nature Center Monarch

September 10, 2014 - ​Last Saturday afternoon I found this newly emerged male Monarch Butterfly in the Tall Sunflowers next to the Nature Cen...
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Butterfly Painting

September 08, 2014 - Here are three more photos taken yesterday at Fenner. This is a Cabbage Butterfly on a Flat-topped Goldenrod. This ph...
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Breakfast at Fenner

September 08, 2014 - Yesterday while walking the paths at Fenner we caught this Ruby-throated hummingbird eating a late breakfast of Butter-n...
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Dragon Head

September 07, 2014 - A friend and I went for a hike at Fenner Arboretum today. We hadn't gone far when we saw this deflated balloon falling f...
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Saugatuck Shore-Birds

September 05, 2014 - Here is a pic of my favorite bird of the day, a Semipalmated Plover. Click here to see all of the shore-bird pics from t...
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Kalamazoo River Kayaking

September 04, 2014 - What a beautiful day relaxing in the kayaks on the Kalamazoo River. Click here to see more Infrared pics.
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A New One!

September 03, 2014 - Yesterday I went kayaking on the Kalamazoo River with my wife, sister, niece and brother-in-law. We put in at the New Ri...
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Cattle Egrets

September 01, 2014 - On Saturday someone reported two Cattle Egret at Maple River SGA. So Sunday afternoon Greg and I headed that way to see...
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