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The Unexpected

April 04, 2017 - Sometimes, in photography, you capture the unexpected; and sometimes, you miss it! That's what happened last weekend whe...
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Great Gray Owl

February 23, 2017 - It was my first time seeing and photographing this bird in the wild...This amazing bird, the Great Gray Owl, is a rare s...
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Frosty Morning

December 08, 2016 - Well, the seasons have changed again in Idaho. Winter is here! I'm getting over an illness so when the snow fell recentl...
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3 Glimpses of Idaho in the Fall

October 20, 2016 - Fall is my favorite season! The colors of the changing leaves are amazing and are one of the things I love most about li...
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Robin Fledgling

June 02, 2016 - It's always a joy to see the baby birds in our yard. This young robin was so cute and so cooperative as I took its pictu...
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Cascade Rainbow

May 24, 2016 - A wonderful and unexpected natural event happened as we were on our way home from camping in the mountains of our beauti...
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New birds to my yard?

February 29, 2016 - Last fall, we had our trees trimmed and we've either had birds that are new to our yard or we can finally see well enoug...
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White Pelican at Swan Falls Dam

February 09, 2016 - I saw this American White Pelican recently when I was down at Swan Falls Dam. I think it's a cool looking bird and I was...
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Great Blue Heron

January 28, 2016 - I captured this image of a Great Blue Heron in a field near my home recently, with my new Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L II USM l...
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Evening Meal

May 15, 2015 - I recently captured this wren at Dedication Park, just south of Kuna, Idaho. It's mate was waiting for supper and after...
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"A Rare Sight"

April 15, 2015 - In January my husband and I got to see a "life bird" for us; and in a place where they are rarely seen. This photo was t...
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Wally-Eurasian Eagle Owl takes flight!

December 10, 2014 - Meet Wally...a Eurasian Eagle Owl. He was one of the raptors we saw at the flight displays in October. I loved the look...
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My Published Northern Saw-whet Owl image...Here it is!

October 18, 2014 - Click here to purchase your own copy and support The Peregrine Fund, as well as enjoy 14 months of awesome raptor images...
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Which came first?

August 21, 2014 - Remember the old saying, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?" Well, now we know! haha Seriously, though, here's t...
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Well, Owl be!

July 12, 2014 - I recently entered the Birds of Prey 2014 Photo Competition that was held by The Peregrine Fund. There were a total of 3...
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A new surprise visitor!

June 06, 2014 - Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) I had a new surprise visitor to my backyard yesterday. I love...
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Shining Through

September 03, 2012 - I think this is the first time I have seen a hummingbird picture quite like this one. This little one (I believe it is a...
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A Sunday Surprise!

August 30, 2012 - Note: This post was written by my husband and new author to my blog, The Scribe. (aka: Paul) I'm excited to let him shar...
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Mountain Bluebird

August 22, 2012 - We were camping at Craters of the Moon National Park earlier this year (the end of April, I believe) when this picture w...
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Rufous Hummingbird

August 17, 2012 - The past few days we've been having a bit of an uproar in our backyard. This adorable little female Rufous hummingbird i...
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Prairie Shed

August 15, 2012 - We had taken a "photo excursion" over to the Little Camas Prairie near Fairfield, Idaho, to catch some of the Camas lili...
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Pittsburg Landing

August 14, 2012 - The cool air of the morning had begun to give way to the warmth of a sunny April day by the time we arrived at Pittsburg...
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Mountain Bluebird

June 13, 2012 - Mountain Bluebird (Sialia arctcia) The Mountain Bluebird is the state bird of Idaho. I captured this male Mo...
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Sunday Afternoon Captures...Northern Saw-whet Owl

March 07, 2011 - A tip, along with some whitewash & pellets on the sidewalk, helped me locate this adorable little owl. He/she was pretty...
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Sharpie-On the Hunt

January 20, 2011 - This is not the greatest quality shot by any means, since I took it hand-held through my living room window, but I still...
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Hawk in my backyard (FOY)

November 19, 2010 - Two days ago, I had the pleasure of seeing the first of the year (season) hawk in my backyard. They are so cool! He watc...
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Snatching Insects

August 09, 2010 - This year I have really enjoyed watching the hummingbirds in our backyard. We have two feeders out and several hummers c...
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In the Meantime

July 30, 2010 - I haven't posted lately. I've been on vacation, planning 11th grade courses for my homeschooled teen, having computer pr...
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Little Camas Prairie Centennial Marsh, WMA

June 15, 2010 - Last weekend I went up to the Little Camas Prairie, near Fairfield, Idaho. I am posting a few of the images I took at th...
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Burrowing Owl Babies

June 11, 2010 - For the past several months we've been making drive-bys, taking pictures of burrowing owls and hoping to eventually see...
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American Avocet-Camas County, Idaho

May 31, 2010 - Saw my first American Avocet, at least since I've been trying to find and identify birds, a couple of days ago. It was a...
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How cute is this?

May 25, 2010 - This cute little owl is a juvenile short-eared owl. Since I'm new to birding and am not really confident with some ID's,...
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Free Wallpaper Download-Broken Fence

May 16, 2010 - I know there are no birds in this image, but I just love old barns, old structures and old fences, so I decided to offer...
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