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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Woodpecker Design Examined

February 23, 2011 - The woodpecker is a fantastic testament to the proof of an amazing Creator. This article I found, from the Institute for...
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Artistic Bird Landscape-your impression/thoughts?

December 17, 2010 - I love how this image has such an artistic look to it. I've added a slight vignette to it. I took this one during one of...
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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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Gray Jay

October 10, 2010 - This inquisitive bird landed in a tree near where we stopped for a picnic lunch, while recently at Jenny Lake, in Grand...
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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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Backyard Birds in the Rain

May 22, 2010 - Today was an unusually rainy, cool day for this time of the year, in my neck of the woods. The birds didn't seem to mind...
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