Category Archives: Birds


The real Woody Woodpecker

I finally got a shot of a Pileated Woodpecker at Fox Island yesterday. These birds are big, measuring up to 19 inches in length with a wingspan of up to 30 inches. And the cartoon […]

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Lucy taking flight

I went out to Fox Island this afternoon hoping that Lucy would still be around. We call this female northern cardinal Lucy because she is affected by leucism. She usually leaves the area by mid […]

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Hummingbirds on the move

The hummingbird spring migration has begun and the little beauties are heading north. It won’t be much longer before they are passing through Indiana again, and I can’t wait for the opportunity to capture more […]

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Choosy hairy woodpeckers choose Jif

I found this Hairy Woodpecker today at Fox Island County Park in Fort Wayne, IN. He was chowing down on some peanut butter that a volunteer had put out on one of the feeders. I […]

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Bald Eagle with dinner

A bald eagle with its dinner along The Mississinewa River in Miami County, IN.

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Snowy Owl at Pere Marquette Beach

A Snowy Owl sitting on a telephone pole at along the main road at Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon, MI last week. I love that little smile.

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Immature Bald Eagle Goes Fishing

I watched this immature bald eagle fishing for a while this afternoon.  I say immature because the head and wings still show markings of a sub-adult eagle.  The last photo was shot through trees and […]

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Eagle Wings

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Take out with a splash

A bald eagle made quite a splash as it caught it’s dinner from the Mississinewa River near Peru, IN.  This is, without a doubt, the best eagle fishing shot I’ve gotten to date.

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The Launch

A Bald Eagle takes flight from a tree over the Mississinewa River near Peru, IN.

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