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Birds of a Feather

I am pleased to announce that I have a gallery exhibition opening April 2, 2016 at Steve Martins Fine Art Gallery, 624 Julia St. New Orleans La.  The reception is from 6pm to 9pm.  The exhibition will be in the gallery until May 2. My birds are predominantly birds that “flock together,” nest together in []


Lake Martin and Jefferson Island Rookeries

Lake Martin and Jefferson Island Rookeries Review I went to Lake Martin and Jefferson Island Rookeries Sunday  and Monday 5/17 and 18 for the first time this year.  I can summarize my trip by saying that Lake Martin is no longer a viable location for wading bird photography.  The rookery at Jefferson Island is healthy []


Bird photography workshop

A while back I mentioned that I may hold a bird photography workshop in spring 2015.  I know it is a bit late to post it here but I will be presenting a short program titled “A Brief Introduction to Bird Photography” on 19 March at the Greater New Orleans Camera Club regular meeting. The []


Bosque del Apache trip

The Bosque del Apache trip is posted on Adventures in Photography now.  Check it out if you are interested in waterfowl on their wintering grounds.  The big hitters are Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese.  There are plenty of other species there too.  We will also visit White Sands for afternoon and night photography.  The trip []


The last Pygmy Owl post for this year.

    Ruth and I went to the San Miguelito Ranch again because we heard that the Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl chicks had fledged and we might be able to see them together out of the nest box.  We got there about 3 days later.  They were still there but were more comfortable with the world and []


Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl again

You have seen my video on the owl in the previous post.  This one is from Action 4 News in the Rio Grand Valley http://www.valleycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=1034821 It features  Leticia Tijerina the owner of San Miguelito Ranch in South Texas and Ruth Hoyt.  Ruth is well known in The Valley as a teacher, photographer and guide.  Letty is []


Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl

Ferruginous Pigmy-Owl One of the highlights of my recent trip to South Texas was a visit to San Miguelito Ranch with Ruth Hoyt to see and photograph the pair of nesting Ferruginous Pygmy-Owls.  This pint size owl is a South Texas specialty and is very rare in the United States.  I have been told this []