The Monarch Butterflies Leave Wisconsin Soon
The days are getting shorter and the early signs of fall are setting in. Soon, the Wisconsin fall monarch migration will begin. Monarchs will make their journey to their winter homes over 6,000 miles away in South America and Mexico. Where they will sleep the winter away in comfort.
Lessons From Squirrels
Lessons from squirrels you ask? Yes, watching squirrels as a child taught me to never give up. Read on and I will tell you why.
Gotta Catch ‘Em All
There have been some really wonderful colored birds lately on the walking paths. If you are an active birding fan you know that the warblers are sprinkled around the area. I feel like my children during the Pokemon stage of life – Gotta Catch ‘Em All !
Our Baltimore Orioles are Back
Our Baltimore Orioles are back in Wisconsin. The orioles migrate back for breeding purposes. Lately, I have seen the wonderful mating courtship between the male and female in the treetops.
Ducks Rocks Rebar Oh My
Say it quickly with me ducks, rocks, rebar oh my. This week has been interesting to say the least. It started off traversing rocky shoreline, while photographing the diving ducks along the bay. Ended with a black eye and broken camera screens.
The tree swallows have arrived back in Wisconsin. They normally arrive mid-March through first two weeks of April. I was out scouting yesterday to see what animals were coming out of hibernation or back for the season.
Double Crested Cormorant
I heard this double crested cormorant was hanging around in Green Bay, Wisconsin this winter. There had been few sightings reported. I just never saw him, until today.
Locked on to Female Mallards in Flight
Today, is all about the female mallard. Spending some time locked on to female mallards in flight. Testing out some new settings. To see if I can capture excellent images with the Canon 6D. I have been having issues locking onto birds in flight. There is a delay between the camera and lens when capturing in flight images. Today, I’d like to gain knowledge on how to make a solid connection.
Dark Eyed Junco Birds At Feeder
This month I thought I would change it up a little and give you something to look forward to each Friday. For the remainder of February, I will be posting a new bird that is at the feeder. This week’s Friday in February Dark Eyed Junco birds at the feeder.
Sometimes You Just Have to Shoot Seagulls
Sometimes You Just Have to Shoot Seagulls. I bet I got your attention! Shoot, as in a photograph. The migratory bird act protects all bird species except those that have a specific hunting season. So, I’m talking about, …photograph 🙂
The Wolf One of the Most Loved and Feared Animals
As you might have guessed, I enjoy photography. Certain subjects hold my interest more than others. I enjoy heading out on a trail and capturing the beauty of my surroundings.
This page will be a running list of all my small Wisconsin birds. The birds can be found in your yards, gardens and around the woodlands areas.
Preventing Tick Bites and Embeddings
After long winters, the first thing I want to do is get out and enjoy the weather and fresh air. Heading through the long grass normally knocks off some unpleasant creepy-crawlies onto my pants. Ticks!