Nikon NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4 II SWM AF-S VR for sale!!!

Nikon NIKKOR 2187 200-400mm f/4 II SWM AF-S VR II for sale. This is a version 2 of the VR lens or the latest version. Excellent condition. Glass is clear, dust-free, no mold. Comes with […]


The ladies need the love…too

The general rule with birds is that the males are more brightly colored than the females. When it comes to wildlife photography, the interest is usually the most interesting and colorful. This can bias photographers […]


The Elegant Trogon

During our week stay at Madera Canyon photographing hummingbirds, in the morning and evening we kept hearing what sounded like a dog barking off in the distance. There were sighting of the elegant trogon in […]


An unexpected visitor

While chasing around the vermilion flycatcher, I had what I thought was a fly buzzing around my head. Next thing I know I see a flit that lands on a branch. It wasn’t a large […]


Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve

I was excited to go back to a great area for birds in Arizona. Southern Arizona is the northern range for many birds in Central America. As soon as we got out of the van, […]


Back to Madera Canyon!!!

I am so happy to be back in Madera Canyon at the Santa Rita Lodge. This is one of my favorite wildlife trips and locations. It brings a great location, an interesting camera setup, and […]


Madera Canyon – Coming back

I am excited to be going back to Madera Canyon in Arizona in a few weeks to try my hands again at photographing hummingbirds. These guys can be tricky, darting between flowers in a blink […]


Busy bees – The Pygmy Nuthatch

While we were waiting for the “elusive” Great Gray Owls in Eastern Oregon, we decided to take in the Owl’s habitat and photograph the surroundings. In one of the areas where the Forest Service had […]


New tenants – the western bluebird

We have spent the weekend looking for “elusive” Great Gray Owls in Eastern Oregon. Elusive in that we have not seen any. But that is one important lesson in wildlife photography. There is no guarantee […]


Watch that background

As mentioned in my last post about having a handheld birds in flight set up, it gives you great flexibility to keep up with a moving subject. Being able to move with your subject gives […]