2016 in Review

2016: Photographic Year in Review

December 31, 2016 -  I've witnessed the first days of a Sandhill Crane colt, the early explorations of a Barred Owl chick, and the tender gestures of avian courtship.... Barred Owlet at Circle B At our local Circle B Bar Reserve, the Barred Owls nested in a tree close to a major trail, and…... Read more

Barred Owl

Learning to Climb – Barred Owlet

April 11, 2016 -  A pair of Barred Owls nested in a tree right off one of the main hiking paths....  When the Barred owlets emerged from their nesting cavity, they immediately became some of the most photographed birds at the reserve.... When I arrived, one of the two Barred Owlets was high in…... Read more

The Fellowship of the Nest

March 3, 2012 - I didn't hike all the way up Marsh Rabbit Run after spending some time watching the cranes.  Instead I doubled back and hiked the Alligator Alley trail.  There's a spot along that trail where the trail bends away from the marsh towards the lake.  That little corner is what I…... Read more

There are warblers at the Circle B Bar Reserve…if you know where to look!

September 5, 2010 - White Ibis There wasn't much activity on the Alligator Alley trail.  We did see a Barred Owl flying around high in the branches of his usual tree (by the dock), but he was too high for decent pictures.  Then we came across this Green Heron posing on one of the…... Read more