On June 11th Anna and I began our road trip from Boise, Idaho to Blythe, California. On the first day of the trip we drove … Read More
Great Horned Owl – Photo Study
Anna and I have seen and/or heard more Great Horned Owls than any other species of owl while here in Idaho. In fact some nights … Read More
Conducting Flammulated Owl surveys requires a LOT of driving around during the dark as we try to get to our numerous ‘survey road points’. Sometimes … Read More
Lifer Black-backed Woodpeckers!
Yesterday, Anna and I pulled into the Island Park Public Library to check internet, but the library was closed. As we sat in the truck … Read More
Past Two Days…..
Anna and I have been out near the Island Park area of Idaho trying to conduct Flammulated Owl surveys in the Targhee National Forest for … Read More
Idaho Tyrannids – Photo Study
I was able to gather quite a few photos of the flycatchers and kingbirds of Idaho by visiting migrant hot-spots often, as well as being … Read More
4 Day Birding Tour of Idaho
I have managed to turn many of my friends back home into crazy birders. My friend Mark Markiewicz is no exception; a few years ago … Read More
Recent observations here in Idaho….
I have been pretty busy trying to find curlew nests this past week, while Anna is off in western Idaho surveying for Flammulated Owls. However, … Read More
Spring Shore-birding in Idaho
Spring and fall shore-birding is one of my favorite activities; you never know what might show up in a flock of shorebirds on a mudflat! … Read More
Possible ‘Fuertes’ Red-tailed Hawk in Idaho!?
This past week I photographed an adult Red-tailed Hawk that I think could potentially be a ‘Fuertes’ Red-tailed Hawk; a subspecies typically only found in … Read More