Best Local Bird Encounters of 2022

"You missed my Christmas music concert," I called jokingly when the door lock clattered in the other room. I'd taken advantage of my Laddie's absence at a softball game to bang out some carols on the keyboard, sans headphones. Although I still found it hard to muster much holiday spirit in summertime, this year I... Continue Reading →

Blood and Blooms: A Goshawk’s Garden Gauntlet

My afternoon with a nankeen kestrel family seemed like the most intimate wild-raptor encounter a wildlife photographer could hope for. But that’s the incredible thing about nature: it likes to surprise you, especially in biomes you foolishly think you've mastered. Last weekend I joined other lens-toting pilgrims at the botanical gardens on quest for a... Continue Reading →

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