Category Archives: landscapes

Readers’ wildlife photos

Be sure to send in your good wildlife photos, as I can always use more. Today’s batch is from regular contributor Joe Dickinson, whose notes and IDs are indented: Here are some photos from a recent trip over to Pinnacles National Park in central California.  Unfortunately, this time we did not see the condors for which […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

We’re back to readers’ wildlife snaps, and, appropriately, we begin with photos from Stephen Barnard in Idaho, whose notes are indented: Some photos of swallows in flight, feeding on tiny midges (Chironomidae) over Loving Creek. I’ll note that the light was challenging — this has been the coldest, wettest spring I’ve seen here. To get […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Kiwi reader Keith sent a batch of photos which he’ll leave to you to identify. His notes are below: Here is a collection all taken with my cellphone, I’m going to leave them “silent”. I have no idea what some species are, while others speak for themselves. They’re all taken around or from my home […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Please send me any good wildlife photos you have, as I am fretting over the lowering level of my photo tank. Thanks! Today we have some photos by Joe Dickinson, whose captions are indented: Here is a second set from Tomales Bay/Point Reyes. [JAC: see first set here.] I think these are least sandpipers (Calidris […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Since Stephen Barnard sent his recent batch of photos to me in one dollop, and I posted half of them yesterday, here is the other batch; Stephen’s notes are indented: The second batch is a mixed bag. First, a couple of duck mated pairs: Cinnamon Teals (Anas cyanoptera) and Gadwall (Mareca strepera). The next three are […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

Reader Joe Dickinson is back with some photos from California; his notes are indented. Here are some photos from a recent trip up to Tomales Bay and Point Reyes, north of San Francisco.  I’ve fleshed them out with some shots from earlier trips to the same area.  A second set will follow shortly. There were big […]

Readers’ wildlife photos (and videos)

It’s been a while since we’ve had photos from Jamie Blilie, the 14-year-old son of James Blilie, but today we have several nice photos—as well as some videos. His dad’s notes are indented, and the first photo needs an ID. Here are a few more photos from my 14-year old son Jamie. This is some […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

We have some photos from New Zealand sent by reader Keith Cook, whose comments and IDs are indented. These attachments are a collection of pics from around my home and the local beach. I include some landscapes a la Stephen Bernard, seeing and raising his with a South Pacific sunrise or two… and a moon rise […]

Readers’ wildlife photos and video

We have two contributors today. The first is Charles Sawicki, who found a beaver! His notes, and those of Stephen below, are indented. Here are photos and a movie of a rescued beaver. This North American beaver (Castor canadensis) was found early last summer as a tiny kit crying in a drainage ditch. Beavers in distress […]

Readers’ wildlife photos

If you haven’t sent me your choice for the World’s Most Beautiful bird, see the rules here and email a choice! Reader Joe Dickinson sent a second moiety of his three-part series on Alaska (his first set is here). Joe’s notes are indented: I’ll begin with another shot of Denali from the train just because […]