Month: December 2018

Photo Contests

December 30, 2018 This year, I entered a few photo contests.  The biggest one I entered was the North American Nature Photographers Association annual photo competition.  The picture above placed in the top twenty in the Altered Reality category and in the top 100…

Clapper Rail

December 30, 2018 For a few years now, I’ve been hearing the sound of Clapper Rails in the salt marshes but never saw one.  I would try to sneak up on them on my kayak when I heard them, but they would become silent…

Snail Kite

By Linda December 26, 2018 I got back to Florida yesterday.  I drove from Maryland to Florida on Christmas Day and the traffic was very light most of the way.  It was most astonishing to me to drive in the Washington, D.C. area and…

Birds

December 23, 2018 I’ve been doing a lot of birding the last month.  I didn’t start a life list until a couple months ago.  It’s pretty late in life to start one, but better late than never.  I’ve been paying more attention to bird…